Indian Foreign Minister Subramaniam Jaishankar will visit New York on December 13 as part of India’s presidency of the UN Security Council. This was announced today, December 12, by the Indian Foreign Ministry.
“Foreign Minister Subramaniam Jaishankar will travel to New York to chair two high-level ministerial meetings under India’s current presidency of the UN Security Council on December 14-15, 2022,” – says the message.
He noted that the December 14 public debate is on “A New Benchmark for Reformed Multilateralism” and that the December 15 High-Level Briefing is on “The Global Approach to Countering Terrorism – Challenges and Prospects “.
During the visit, the Indian Foreign Minister will participate in the unveiling ceremony of the bust of Indian national liberation movement leader Mahatma Gandhi at the UN headquarters. The bust, a gift from India to the United Nations, will be the first sculpture of Gandhi to be installed at the UN headquarters.
“It is also expected that the Minister of Foreign Affairs [Индии] will hold meetings with the UN Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly, as well as bilateral conversations with his colleagues attending high-level official events under the Indian Presidency,” – indicated in the document, excerpts quoted by TASS.
The head of the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will also inaugurate a photo exhibition dedicated to the International Year of Millet, which, at the initiative of India, is celebrated in 2023. During the visit, a dinner based on dishes of millet will be organized for the UN Secretary General and the member states of the UN Security Council.