February 7, 2023

Foreign Minister of India met the President of the United Nations General Assembly : Discussion on International treaties

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New York (DT) 20, Sep 2022 | 11 : 53 PM IST

External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar met H. E. Mr. Csaba Kőrösi, President of the United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York (PHOTO MEA)

Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar has met with United Nations ‘s General Assembly President Csaba Korosi and discused about global development and the UN’s role while assuring him of India’s support.

On Monday, the eve of the high-level Assembly meeting, he held bilateral meetings also with eight foreign ministers and attended two multilateral sessions covering a geography from Indonesia to Trinidad and topics ranging from security, food and agriculture to economy and development.

Jaishankar tried to bring focus in his meeting with Korosi and others to matters of vital importance to the developing nations like energy and food security, fertiliser availability, health issues, global debt concerns and trade disruption problems, according to an official source. After his meeting with Korosi, Jaishankar tweeted: “Assured him of India’s fullest support. Discussed the criticality of SDG agenda for global progress. Shared Indian experiences in that regard.

SDGs are the 17 sustainable development goals set by the UN to be achieved by 2030 and cover topics ranging from environment to education, and from poverty to peace but which are now facing a setback from the Covid pandemic and the fallout of the Ukraine war.

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