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Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), on Monday, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September in New York, USA.
PM Modi would address the General Debate of the High-Level Segment at UNGA. This would be for the first time PM Modi would address the UN after India took over the rotational Presidency of the Security Council from France a couple of weeks ago.
During his visit, PM Modi would also meet US President Joe Biden for the Quad Leaders Summit at White House, Washington DC.
A press statement from the White House, read, “US President Joe Biden will host the first-ever Quad Leaders Summit at White House on September 24. President Biden is looking forward to welcoming to the White House Australian PM Scott Morrison, Indian PM Narendra Modi, & Japan PM Yoshihide Suga.”
“During the summit on Sept 24, the Quad leaders will exchange views on contemporary global issues such as critical & emerging technologies, connectivity & infrastructure, cyber security, maritime security, humanitarian assistance/disaster relief, climate change, & education,” said MEA in a press release.
Reportedly, the Quad leaders would also discuss the situation in Afghanistan, where the Taliban has now formed an interim government.