PM Modi to address United Nation Economic and Social council session
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the United Nations (UN) later today. PM Modi’s address is at an event held in New York on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. This will be PM Modi’s first speech after becoming a temporary member of the UN (Security Council). Prime Minister Modi’s address will be virtual.
PM Modi speech in UNSEC session:
PM Modi will deliver the speech in an annual high-level segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESC) session. The Prime Minister will deliver a speech at the United Nations in New York between 9.30 am and 11.30 am (local time). He will speak in the concluding session with the Prime Minister of Norway and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier addressed the United Nations General Assembly in September last year. The Prime Minister then urged the international community to unite against terrorism.
India has been elected a non-permanent member of the Security Council for two years. India got 184 votes out of 192. The United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia and China are permanent members of the Security Council. In addition, there are 10 non-permanent members. Half of it is elected every year for two years.
PM Modi expressed his gratitude for the overwhelming support given by the global community for two-year temporary membership of India in the Security Council. He had said that India would work closely with member countries on various issues including global peace, security.
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