Muhyiddin to make UNGA debut as Prime Minister today

Muhyiddin to make UNGA debut as Prime Minister today

PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pix) is set to make his maiden address, virtually, at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York as Malaysia’s Prime Minister later today.

The Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra), in a statement today, said Muhyiddin, in addressing the high-level meeting to commemorate UNGA’s 75th anniversary via a pre-recorded video statement, is set to reaffirm Malaysia’s continued support for the central role played by the United Nations (UN).

“Tan Sri Muhyiddin is set to highlight the reforms that it needs to adopt to ensure it continues to remain relevant in addressing today’s global challenges,“ the statement read.

According to Wisma Putra, the special one-day meeting is scheduled to adopt the Declaration for the Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the UN.

“The declaration signals the collective commitment of member states to multilateralism and to boost partnerships among the community of nations in realising and resolving the most urgent needs and aspirations of all humanity,“ it said.