The president left the country early Sunday for New York to attend the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly scheduled to open on Sept. 20.

Mahama, who is Co-Chair of the UN Advocacy Group on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will co-host a number of side events related to the successful implementation and advocacy for the SDGs.

Mahama will also co-host with the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Food Program a side event on “Pathways to Zero Hunger”, added the release.

The president will also join other leaders at a U.S.-Africa Business Forum being organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

“President Mahama will hold bilateral meetings with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, President David Granger of Guyana, the Chief Executive of the Millenium Challenge Corporation and other organizations,” the statement said. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana

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