October 19, 2017

Vice-President U Henry Van Thio attends UN General Assembly opening ceremony

Myanmar delegation led by Vice President U Henry Van Thio attends 72nd session of UN General Assembly in New York, US.

A Myanmar delegation led by Vice-President U Henry Van Thio attended the opening ceremony of the UN General Assembly’s 72nd session on Tuesday at UN Headquarters in New York, together with Heads of States from UN member countries and Heads of Government.
At the ceremony, Mr. Antonio Guterresu, the UN Secretary General, shared highlights from an annual report of UN performances, with the general debate then opened by His Excellency Mr. Miroslav Lajcak, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia and president of the 72nd Session of UN General Assembly.
The theme of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly is “Focusing on People — Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for all on a Sustainable Planet.”
At yesterday’s opening ceremony, Heads of State and Heads of Government from 37 nations were in attendance, including US President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Michel Temer.

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