President Muhammadu Buhari has held a strategic meeting with members of his delegation ahead of the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, the United States.
Naija News reports that the President met with the delegation on Monday ahead of his National Statement on the second day of the General Debates scheduled for Wednesday.
Some of those at the meeting include the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; the National Security Adviser, Babagana Munguno; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, some state governors, and top government officials, among others.
The theme for the 77th session which opened on Tuesday, September 13, is: “A watershed Moment: Transformative Solutions to Interlocking Challenges.”
Key topics of discussion at the UNGA this year include; the war in Ukraine, the energy crisis, climate action, ending the COVID-19 pandemic, and a special Transforming Education Summit.
Below are photos of the meeting.
Buhari will also participate in High-Level meetings and side events including the Nigeria International Economic Partnership Forum (NIEPF), convened by Nigeria in partnership with the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU); Strengthening Coordination through National Humanitarian Development Peace (NHDP) Framework: A practical approach to sustainable durable solutions to ensure no one is left behind, organised by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development; and the EFCC-NEPAD Programme on combating Illicit Financial Flows.
The president is expected to hold strategic bilateral meetings with world leaders, renowned investors and heads of multinational organisations while in New York.