• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Waited for long to greet you: Syed Akbaruddin receives PM Modi in US

By Shreya
|

New York, Sep 23: India's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) Syed Akbaruddin, who received Narendra Modi at the airport on Sunday (local time), took to Twitter to share his excitement while awaiting the Prime Minister's arrival in New York City.

Syed Akbaruddin receives PM Modi in US

"Welcome PM @narendramodi. We @IndiaUNNewYork have waited for long to greet u," he tweeted.

PM Modi, who arrived here to participate in the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, will have a packed schedule, meetings with a number of world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, and address the important sessions on climate change and universal health over the next five days.

Modi arrived at the J F K International Airport on Sunday night after delivering an electrifying address in Houston at the "Howdy, Modi" event to over 50,000 members of the Indian diaspora along with President Trump.

    PM Modi, Pres Trump gush praises of each other at Houston event

    India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin has said that the country's engagement and outreach at the 74th UN General Assembly will be unprecedented and will result in concrete, tangible, action-oriented outcomes.

    Howdy Modi: Trump's election campaign among Indian-Americans off to a stellar start

    A total of over 75 Heads of State and foreign ministers will be meeting with Modi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan during the week across various platforms. Modi's day Monday will begin with the high-level Climate Action Summit hosted by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in the UN General Assembly chamber.

    Modi is among the first set of speakers to address the summit, along with Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, President of Marshall Islands Hilda Heine and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

    Over 63 countries have been invited to speak at the Summit, which will demonstrate solutions by governments, the private sector and civil society to reduce emissions and build climate resilience and adaptation.

    For Daily Alerts
    Get Instant News Updates
    Enable
    x
    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Done
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Settings X
    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more