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Modi in US LIVE updates: PM’s Monday to begin with Climate Action Summit

Events lined up ahead for Prime Minister Narendra Modi today include UN Climate Action Summit 2019, a summit on strategic responses to terrorism and another on universal health coverage.

Updated:Monday, September 23, 2019, 03:02

Modi in US LIVE updates: PM’s Monday to begin with Climate Action SummitAfter addressing over 50,000 members of the Indian diaspora in Texas at the ‘Howdy, Modi’ event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York late Sunday night (Monday morning IST).

Modi’s 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. Later in the day, he will address the first-ever high-level meeting on universal health coverage, which will launch new efforts to provide access for all to affordable, inclusive and resilient health systems.

The Prime Minister is also scheduled to address the ‘Leaders’ Dialogue on Strategic Responses to Terrorist and Violent Extremist Narratives’, organised by a group of countries, along with the UN Secretariat, which deals with the Office of Counter-terrorism. The meeting is led by King of Jordan Abdullah II, President of France Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the UN Climate meeting in New York today. This is a part of Modi`s week-long agenda during his visit to the US.

Source: Indian Express

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