President Salva Kiir has held several meetings with leaders on the sideline of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York.
On September 19, upon his arrival at UNGA, President Kiir met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and discussed the country’s growth in areas of the implementation of the sustainable development objectives among other topics.
Also, he met with the Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at a joint meeting with the Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera on Wednesday.
In the meeting, Netanyahu expressed interest in building a strong relationship with African countries.
Netanyahu intends to increase cooperation on innovation, agriculture, food security and water which could contribute to African stability and prosperity among other agenda.
On the same day, Kiir also held another meeting with Swiss President, Alain Berset where they repeated their firm obligations aiming at improving bilateral relations and exploring ways of cooperation.
After that, President Kiir also met with some South Sudanese communities in the USA, where he called on them to be nationalistic and good envoys of the country to the world.
Meanwhile, the communities called for an election within the country to be held in time.
The community leader, Nanhom Aleu Jok, said the diasporans are calling for the timely conduct of the elections.
They called for the timely conduct of elections next year, in order to establish democracy and set up a strong system of governance.
“The community leader Nanhom Aleu Jok said the Diasporans are calling for the timely conduct of the elections, adding that they have started getting themselves ready for the polls in 2024,” noted the Presidential Press Unit. By , The City Review