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Tinubu Arrives New York For 78th UNGA

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President Tinubu Bola has arrived in New York for the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Gatekeepers News reports that the Boeing 737 conveying the President and his entourage, touched down in New York on Sunday.

President Tinubu was received by Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN); Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar.

Six Governors and seven Ministers are part of President Tinubu’s 17-man delegation to UNGA.

The theme of the UNGA is: “Rebuilding Trust and Reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating Action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and Sustainability for all.”

On the first day of the High-Level General Debate of the 78th UNGA Session which is September 19, President Tinubu will deliver his inaugural National Statement.

Before engaging in the General Debate, the President will join other world leaders to participate in the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (UN 2023 Summit on SDGs).

President Tinubu’s address will encompass several issues, such as sustainable development, climate change, global cooperation, and the imperative to address inequalities and global humanitarian crises.

Additionally, President Tinubu is slated to participate in the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development; High-Level Meeting on Pandemic Prevention, Preparedness, and Response; UN Secretary General’s Climate Ambition Summit; High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage; High-Level Panel on Reform of the Global Financial Architecture, amongst others.

In New York, President Tinubu is also scheduled to hold several bilateral meetings with world leaders, including the Presidents of the European Union Commission, Brazil, and South Africa, amongst others.

The President will also advance his economic development agenda for aggressive investment attraction in meetings with the global leadership of transnational firms, such as Microsoft, Meta Technologies, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, and others.

Furthermore, on the margins of UNGA, President Tinubu will detail emerging cross-sectoral investment opportunities in Nigeria in his address to American business leaders at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

While engaging with officials at the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) Headquarters in New York City, the Nigerian leader will have the honour of conducting the NASDAQ closing ceremony during its trading session, making President Tinubu the first African President to do this.

The President will also address the Nigerian SMEs Business Summit, where he will seek to highlight the increasingly important role of Nigerian enterprises in global trade.

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