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PM Hasina to address UNGA today highlighting Rohingya, climate issues

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Published: 22:16, 21 September 2023   Update: 12:22, 22 September 2023
PM Hasina to address UNGA today highlighting Rohingya, climate issues

File photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to deliver her speech at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday.

During her address, the prime minister will highlight Rohingya crisis, climate change, the government’s inclusive economic development and other global and regional issues at the General Debate to be held at the General Assembly Hall of the UN Headquarters in New York.

Hasina will address the session in Bangla for the 17th times following the footsteps of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who first delivered his address on September 25 in 1974 in Bangla.

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.

Hasina 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 she will finally reach home on October 4.