President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly calls on Prime Minister

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Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.
Prime Minister congratulated Ms. Espinosa on her election to the post of President of the 73rd UN General Assembly. Ms. Espinosa shared her priorities for the upcoming session of the UN General Assembly. Prime Minister assured her of India’s full and constructive cooperation in discharging her new responsibilities.
They discussed the need for stronger UN action on major global challenges including terrorism, United Nations reform and climate change.
The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, the only one in which all Member States have equal representation: one nation, one vote. All 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented in this unique forum to discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the UN Charter, such as development, peace and security, international law, etc. In September, all the Members meet in the General Assembly Hall in New York for the annual General Assembly session.