Sierra Leone's Minister of Planning and Economic Development Chairs g7+ High Level Summit at UN General Assembly

New York, g7+ High Level Summit 22, September,2023: – In a significant development at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, Madam Kenyeh Barlay, Sierra Leone's Minister of Planning and Economic Development, who the current chair of the g7+, was summoned to Chair of the g7+ High-Level Summit held as a side event, focusing on the theme "Increasing Global Solidarity, Sustaining Peace, and Building Resilience in Countries Affected by Conflict and Fragility." The ceremony witnessed the esteemed presence of His Excellency Jose Ramos Horta, President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and the Special Envoy of g7+. Additionally, Sierra Leone was well-represented as the Chief Minister, Dr. David Moinina Sengeh, conveyed remarks on behalf of His Excellency President Dr. Julius Maada Bio. This appointment marks a significant moment for Sierra Leone and the g7+, highlighting their commitment to fostering global solidarity and resilience in conflict and fragile regions. Madam Kenyeh Barlay's leadership in this role is expected to bring forth positive change and innovative solutions to these pressing global challenges. -END- For further inquiries, please contact the MoPED Communications Team at +23279174027 or visit the Ministry of Planning & Economic Development Facebook page and Twitter handle: @moped2023.

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