External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held a series of bilateral meetings with several of her foreign counterparts discussing a host of issues, including trade, investment and capacity building.
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted that Swaraj met Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Morocco’s Nasser Bourita, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini and Liechtenstein Foreign Minister Aurelia Frick on the sidelines of the high-level session of the 73rd UN General Assembly that kicked off today in New York. .
India’s Permanent Representative at the UN Syed Akbaruddin, said in a tweet that the External Affairs Minister met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She also attended a meeting over drug menace, with the United States and other select countries on the sidelines of UNGA.