JIS News

Prime Minister Bruce Golding will this morning (Sept 26) be addressing the 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He will be the 7th presenter in this morningʼs session which gets underway at 9:00am (NY time, 10:00am JA time)), speaking after the leaders of Burundi, Bangladesh, Italy, Nepal, the United Kingdom and Mauritius.
Mr Goldingʼs address will cover a number of issues including the global environment, globalization and the plight of developing countries, the Millennium Development Goals, challenges facing the middle-income developing countries, global economic governance, climate changes and sustainable development.
Yesterday Mr Golding held bi-lateral meetings with the leaders of India and Turkey during which several areas of international co-operation were discussed. These are to be finalized in meetings scheduled with the foreign affairs ministries and the government of Jamaica.
Mr Golding will continue his busy schedule in New York with several meetings with the Jamaica Diaspora in New York over the weekend before flying out to Washington on Monday for other high level talks with the World Bank and the IDB. In Washington, he will also be meeting with various Jamaican groups.