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Minister Shahid meets President of UN General Assembly

Lamya Abdulla
03 September 2021, MVT 20:51
Minister Shahid (L) with Volkan Bozkır, the President of 75th UN General Assembly -- Photo: Foreign Ministry
Lamya Abdulla
03 September 2021, MVT 20:51

Foreign Minister and President-elect for the 76th United Nation's General Assembly (UNGA) Abdulla Shahid had met the President of the 75th UN General Assembly, Volkan Bozkır, on Thursday.

In a meeting held in UN Headquaters in New York City, USA, Minister Shahid had shared his vision and the goals he hopes to accomplish when he assumes office with the current President. Foreign Ministry also stated that Bozkir has expressed that he would provide Shahid with his full support until the transfer of office is complete, and afterwards as well.

Shahid has been meeting UN ambassadors from various nations in these meetings as well. Foreign Ministry said Shahid, along with the ministry's executive team, had virtually met Maldivian ambassadors in 17 regions where Maldivian diplomatic missions had been established.

Shahid will assume office as the President of 76th UN General Assembly on September 14.