Sogavare to attend UN meeting


PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America.

The 77th session of the UNGA has commenced on 13 September 2022.

The first day of the high-level General Debate will be on Tuesday, 20 September 2022.

Special Secretary to Prime Minister, Albert Kabui confirmed to the media yesterday that the Prime Minister will lead five officials from his office.

He said officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade are already there plus other ministries will attend the meeting as well.

In New York, Kabui said the government will engage in bilateral meetings with 10 countries.

However, he said the number will increase in the coming days but is yet to be finanlised.

After UNGA, Kabui said the Prime Minister will also be visiting Washington DC with other Pacific Islands countries to hold talks with US President Biden and his administration.

He said returning home, Sogavare will stop over in Australia to hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

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