Malawi President Peter Mutharika is headed for New York to attend the annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Mutharika, who leave Malawi for United States on Monday, is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly.
This year’s agenda, according to State House’s Gloria-Masanza Kanyang’wa, consists of 17 Sustainable Development Goals-SGDs and 169 targets will stimulate action over the next 15 years in areas of critical importance towards building a more equitable and sustainable world for all.
According to State House, while in the US, Mutharika will hold bilateral meetings with many world leaders on the sidelines of the session.
UN General Assembly’s 70th session will witness leaders from 120 countries across the globe.
UNGA is an annual event that draws Heads of States of all UN member countries across the globe and during the event; a number of issues affecting the globe are tabled and resolved.
There are also side-meetings at ministerial and civil society level that are held during the UN annual event.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :