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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

New York, 29 September 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

The President of the General Assembly Mr. Vuk Jeremić met today with H.E. Ms. Sheikh Hasina Wajed, the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

The President presented his priorities for the 67th Session. They discussed the President’s initiative to set up a consultative mechanism between the General Assembly and the Group of 20 (G-20).

They discussed recent developments in Bangladesh. They also discussed the need to advance consensus on the issues of sustainable development, including the follow-up to Rio+20.

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