Juba, September 17, 2023- President Kiir has traveled to New York, United States of America to participate in the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The Summit agenda, “Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all”.
Speaking to reporters Presidential Affairs Minister Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin said President Kiir will address the UN General assembly on the status of the implementation of the peace agreement and the steps the country is undertaking to prepare for 2024 general elections.
While in the United States, Kiir will highlight the crisis in Sudan and stress his role on how he will resolve the current crisis in the Sudan.
The President will also discuss regional issues related to the East African Community and the role South Sudan is playing in the region to promote peace and stability.
The President was seen off at Juba International Airport by the First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny and other senior government officials.