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WION Web Team
New York, United Nations, United StatesUpdated: Sep 27, 2019, 07:18 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the 74th session of UN General Assembly (UNGA). PM Modi's address on Friday morning will be followed by Pakistan PM Imran Khan later.

The Indian prime minister who has had a busy week since he kicked off his US tour with the 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston which was also attended by US President Donald Trump.

The Indian prime minister had addressed the UN climate change summit followed by the global business forum which was attended by several CEOs worldwide. The prime minister met several heads of state during his UNGA session chief among them being US President Trump and Iran's President Rouhani.

27 Sep 2019, 7:10 PM (IST)

The last six days at United Nations General Assembly have been filled with action. It all began with the mega 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston with US President Donald Trump joining the Indian prime minister.

Prime Minister Modi has held several bilateral and multilateral talks with world leaders since then.

PM Modi met with business leaders to highlight India's growth story.

PM Modi's address tonight will be his first after taking charge as India's prime minister for the second time in May this year.

27 Sep 2019, 7:10 PM (IST)

PM Modi first addressed the United Nations general assembly in 2014. But all eyes are on the biggest diplomatic face-off between India and Pakistan.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the session after PM Modi. The general debate — which began on September 24 — will conclude on September 30.

27 Sep 2019, 7:09 PM (IST)

Prime Minister started the UNGA week by addressing the United Nations Climate Change Summit where he highlighted the government's climate action policies and called for a global movement to bring about change.

27 Sep 2019, 7:08 PM (IST)

The last two UNGA sessions saw India taking the pole position on several global issues.

But this year is not any other year. Pulwama terror attacks, Balakot airstrikes, the re-election of PM Modi and then the decision to abrogate Article 370 Kashmir.