PM Modi Will Address United Nations On September 28

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session on September 28, according to a provisional schedule released by the UN. He will be among other world leaders scheduled to speak at the 74th session of the United Nations headquartered in New York. Modi is also expected to attend multiple high-level bilateral and multilateral interactions with leaders from several nations on the sidelines of the session.PM Modi first addressed the world body in 2014.The General Debate will commence on September 24 and run through September 30.US President Donald Trump will address the session on September 24.The US is traditionally the second speaker on the opening day of the General Debate, after Brazil. Before arriving in New York for the UNGA session, Modi is expected to visit Houston where he will address the Indian-American community on September 22.”Howdy, Modi!”, the Indian-American community summit, will be hosted by the Texas India Forum, the Houston-based non-profit. United  Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres will host the 2019 Climate Action Summit on September 23 to meet the climate challenge.PM Modi is a passionate and vociferous  champion  for taking urgent measures to curb global warming. The UN will also host the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Summit on September 24 and 25.The world leaders will gather at the UN Headquarters to follow up and comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and the 17 SDGs.The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) under the 74th session of the General Assembly is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.PTI says Pakistan’s Head of Government is scheduled to address the global leaders on September 27.The initial speakers’ list indicates that about 112 Heads of State, nearly 48 Heads of Government and over 30 Foreign Ministers will arrive in New York to address the General Debate.(pic courtesy to Moneycontrol)

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