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UN General Assembly president to visit Bangladesh next week

  • Published at 04:38 am May 19th, 2021
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File photo: United Nations General Assembly President Volkan Bozkır Collected/Bangla Tribune

The president will also travel to Cox’s Bazar to meet Rohingya refugees

President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly Volkan Bozkır will visit Bangladesh and Pakistan from May 25 to 27.

"Looking forward to my upcoming official visit to Bangladesh and Pakistan on 25-27 May to discuss the multilateral system and shared challenges," he tweeted.

In Dhaka, Bozkir will be received by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will also meet him during the visit.

The president will also deliver speech at the Foreign Services Academy, said the UN office in Dhaka.

His speech will address the current international context – with a focus on global crises and emergencies – and reflect on the state of multilateralism and the United Nations system.

 The president will also meet the United Nations Country Team.

 While in Bangladesh, the president will also travel to Cox’s Bazar to meet Rohingya refugees.

He will observe the vital work undertaken by the UN resident coordinator and the UNHCR representative.

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