PM to highlight Rohingya, climate issues at UNGA address today
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will deliver her speech at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today.
The prime minister will highlight the Rohingya crisis, climate change, the government's inclusive economic development and other global and regional issues during her address at the General Debate at the General Assembly Hall, UN Headquarters.
She will address the session of the UNGA in Bangla for the 17th time, following in the footsteps of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who delivered his address on September 25, 1974.
This year's UNGA theme is: "Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all."
The prime minister arrived in New York on September 17 to attend the 78th UNGA session and other high-level side events.
She will leave New York for Washington on September 23 where she will stay till September 29. After wrapping up her visit to Washington in the USA, the prime minister will leave for London on September 29 where she will stay till October 3 and will finally reach home on October 4.