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PM going to New York tomorrow

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 16 Sep 2023, 01:19 pm

Dhaka, Sept 16: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is going to New York tomorrow (Sunday, September 17) to attend the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). A special flight carrying the PM will leave Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 9:45 am.

World leaders will gather in New York for the 78th session of the General Assembly under the theme 'Rebuilding Trust and Rebuilding Global Solidarity: Accelerating Action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals to Achieve Peace, Prosperity, Progress and Stability for All'. The high-level general debate will begin on September 19. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will participate in several high-level meetings and debates on the sidelines of the General Debate Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

On the evening of September 19, US President Joe Biden invited the Prime Minister of Bangladesh to attend a reception. Besides, to strengthen bilateral relations, the Prime Minister can attend bilateral meetings with the heads of states and governments of various countries, including the presidents of Malaysia, Thailand, Denmark and Sri Lanka. Several agreements are likely to be signed between Bangladesh and Hungary, Kazakhstan during the visit.

The Prime Minister is expected to attend the 'SDG Summit 2023', a conference on 'Food Thinking - Food Supply Chain Innovation Collaboration to Accelerate the SDGs'. She will attend a high-level roundtable on 'Towards a Fair International Financial Architecture' and a high-level debate on Financing for Development (FFD). These high-level events will help countries that have suffered major losses due to Covid-19 to achieve their sustainability goals.

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh is scheduled to attend several conferences including a high-level discussion on 'Climate Ambition Summit' and 'High-Level Breakfast Summit on Climate Mobility' at the invitation of the UN chief. The Prime Minister will give her advice to world leaders to address the threat of climate change. She will also outline his government's steps to address the challenges of climate change issues.

A sideline event titled 'High-Level Side Event on Rohingya Crisis' will be organized to reiterate Bangladesh's message to the world on the return of Rohingyas to Myanmar. The prime minister is expected to address a side event jointly organized by Canada, Gambia, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and the European Union.