STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
United Nations, New York, 22 September 2011
President of the General Assembly H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser
meets with H.E. Yoshihiko Noda, Prime Minister of Japan
President of the General Assembly H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, met with H.E.Yoshihiko Noda, Prime Minister of Japan. They both discussed the issues that were brought up at the High- Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security that was held at the General Assembly earlier in the day particularly President Al-Nasser’s call for required collective global action to achieve the highest international nuclear safety and security standards and necessary long term disaster preparedness and international cooperation. One of the four pillars of the agenda of the 66th session of the General Assembly is improving disaster prevention and responses.
President Al-Nasser also discussed with Prime Minister Noda a number of regional and international issues on the agenda of the General Assembly.
President Al-Nasser meets with H.E. Ricardo Patino,
Foreign Minister of Ecuador
President Al- Nasser also met with H.E. Ricardo Patino, Foreign Minister of Ecuador. President Al-Nasser outlined the four pillars of the 66th session of the General Assembly namely: Mediation through peaceful settlement of disputes, UN Reform, Improving Disaster Prevention and Responses, and Sustainable Development and Global Prosperity. President Al-Nasser commended Foreign Minister Patino for the proactive steps taken by his government to advance climate change policy and develop creative solutions to fight global warming and biodiversity loss.
President Al-Nasser meets with H.E. Sheikh Hasina,
Prime Minister of Bangladesh
The President of the General Assembly H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser held talks with H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh. They discussed issues relevant to the threat of terrorism, challenges to development objectives and the work of the General Assembly during the 66th session.
President Al-Nasser meets with H.E. Dr. Ikililou Dhoinine,
President of Comoros
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