NOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
United Nations, New York, 19 April 2010
he President of the General Assembly, H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki, met with H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, Permanent Representative of Japan and the President of the Security Council for the current month. They discussed several important issues on the agendas of the two organs. They underlined that the thematic debate on disarmament held in the General Assembly that day was significant and timely.
The President of the Security Council briefed President Treki on the open debates held by the Council during the month, including on the situation in the Middle East and post-conflict and peace-building, as well as the forthcoming debates on the working methods of the Security Council, an issue of great interest for the general membership, and on women and Peace and Security.
Referring to the continuing grave situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, President Treki stressed the need for continuous close watch on the developments both in the Security Council and the General Assembly. They also exchanged views on the situation in Africa, including Chad and Sudan, and the scheduled renewal of mandates of United Nations missions during the current month.
The President of the General Assembly holds regular meetings with the Presidents of the Principal Organs of the United Nations, as provided for in the relevant resolutions of the General Assembly, to ensure enhanced cooperation and coordination in their work programmes in accordance with their respective responsibilities under the Charter.
Speaker of the National Parliament of Bangladesh
His Excellency Md. Abdel Hamid Advocate, Speaker of the National Parliament of Bangladesh, accompanied by a parliamentary delegation, called on the President of the General Assembly. The Speaker presented to the President a resolution adopted by the National Parliament of Bangladesh on 5 April expressing support on the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference.
They also discussed important issues on the agenda of the sixty-fourth session of the General Assembly, including the forthcoming Millennium Development Goals Summit in September 2010 and the efforts for the revitalization of the role of the General Assembly.