Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the United Nations General Assembly in the 75th session on Saturday. He is scheduled as the first speaker.
In the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, the UNGA is being conducted virtually this year, Prime Minister's statement will be a pre-recorded video message that will be played out in New York.
PM Modi is expected to keep the focus on India's priorities, he is likely to address the issue of cross-border terrorism, and strengthening global action on counter-terrorism.
PM is also likely to highlight India's contribution in the global cooperation against Covid-19 by providing aid to more than 150 nations.