Coming together important to fight COVID-19 pandemic: Bhutan PM at the UNGA

Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering, in his inaugural statement at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 22, highlighted the importance of multilateralism, the theme for this year’s General Assembly, among member countries in the wake of the pandemic

Sep 25, 2020
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Bhutanese Prime Minister Dr Lotay Tshering, in his inaugural statement at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 22, highlighted the importance of multilateralism, the theme for this year’s General Assembly, among member countries in the wake of the pandemic.

The annual meeting, which commenced on September 21 in New York, was held online this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the pandemic high on the agenda, among other issues of global concern.

In his first virtual participation at the General Assembly, Lyonchhen said that the COVID-19 pandemic, like the impacts of climate change, has once again reminded how countries across the world are all interconnected.

 

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