The President of the UN General Assembly will visit India

The President of the UN General Assembly will visit India

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) President of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly Csaba Korosi will pay a three-day visit to India starting tomorrow, Sunday, the Foreign Ministry reported today.

It is Korosi’s first visit to a country since taking office in September last year, the Foreign Ministry said.

During his stay here, the UN official will hold talks with Foreign Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on important multilateral and regional issues of common interest.

Korosi outlined some priorities for his presidency of the UN General Assembly, including adhering to the fundamental principles of the United Nations Charter and making meaningful and measurable progress on the sustainability transformation.

Other priorities are strengthening the role of science in decision-making and strengthening solidarity to better withstand the new chapters of the crises the world is facing.

Given his keen interest in India’s expertise in water management and his experience with the Sustainable Development Goals, the visitor will meet with senior officials from the NITI Aayog Think Tank and the Indian G20 Presidency team to discuss expanding the South Asian country’s best practices .

On January 30, Korosi will deliver a public speech to the World Council of India on the theme of his presidency: “Solutions through Solidarity, Sustainability and Science at the UN”.

Also, the Hungarian diplomat will pay a floral tribute to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, at the Raj Ghat Memorial in New Delhi to mark Martyrs’ Day.

The visit allows for an exchange of views on the global challenges facing the United Nations today and will help strengthen India’s ongoing commitment to multilateralism, including during its current G20 presidency, and address global issues meaningfully for a brighter future for developing countries.