President Ernest Bai Koroma has returned home after attending the Seventieth Session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. On arrival at the Freetown International Airport Lungi, President Koroma and the First Lady Sia Nyama Koroma were received by Vice President, Victor Bockari Foh, Cabinet Ministers and senior Government functionaries.
President Ernest Bai Koroma has arrived home after attending this year’s United Nations General Assembly in New York.
President Ernest Bai Koroma delivered his speech on Tuesday the 29th of September 2014.
Addressing journalists in a press conference at the Presidential Lounge, Lungi International Airport, President Koroma said his visit to New York was largely successful as he was able to hold meetings with many international partners.
The President said he was able to meet with the Chinese President, Xijing Ping who assured him of China’s support in the construction of the Mamamah Airport.
President Koroma said he was pleased with the response he got from the Chinese President.
He told journalists about the successes that member countries had made in the Millennium Development Goals which has now been changed to Sustainable Development Goals.
World leaders during the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.