After delivering an electrifying address in Houston to over 50,000 members of the Indian diaspora at a mega community event also addressed by President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
MEA spokes person Raveesh Kumar tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’a arrival in New York for the 74th UNGA
Lending India’s voice to the global discourse
PM @narendramodi arrives in #NYC for #UNGA74. PM will be participating in sessions on Climate Change, SDG, and universal health among others and will meet India’s various regional/multilateral partners. pic.twitter.com/JKxkxtiUNC
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) September 23, 2019
Modi arrived at the J F K International Airport after 10 pm Sunday night and has a packed bilateral and multi-lateral agenda over the next five days, including nine key speeches at high-level summits and plurilateral engagements during the UN General Assembly session and on its sidelines.
Raveesh Kumar, MEA spokesperson tweeted Modi’s unprecedented success
After an unprecedented and historic visit to Houston, PM @narendramodi departs for New York City to address the #UNGA74 and participate in other multilateral and bilateral engagements. pic.twitter.com/XHZMsiY86E
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) September 22, 2019
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin has said that the country’s engagement and outreach at the 74th UN General Assembly will be unprecedented and will result in concrete, tangible, action-oriented outcomes.
A total of over 75 Heads of State and Foreign Ministers will be meeting with Modi, external affairs minister S Jaishankar and minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan during the week across various platforms.
Modi’s day Monday will begin with the high-level Climate Action Summit hosted by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in the UN General Assembly chamber.
Modi is among the first set of speakers to address the summit, along with Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, President of Marshall Islands Hilda Heine and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Modi will have several bilateral meetings during his visit and will address the General Debate on September 27