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President Kiir returns to Juba from African Climate Summit

Author: Lasuba Memo | Published: Thursday, September 7, 2023

President Kiir on Thursday morning returned to Juba, after participating at the African Climate Change Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, the press unit reported.

Kiir was received by the First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny and other senior government officials at Juba International Airport

Speaking to reporters, the Minister of Environment and Forestry Josephine Napwon Cosmos said the Summit addressed the impacts of climate change.

The Presidential Press Unite cited Napwon as saying the event further positioned Africa as the only continent that has both the human and natural capital to reverse the impacts of climate change, by tapping into the vast renewable energy and the abundance of critical minerals.

On his part, Foreign Minister Dr. James Pitia Morgan said President Kiir attended a number of sideline meetings that discussed regional security.

Dr. Morgan said Kiir also held bilateral talks with the leaders of Kenya, Eritrea, and the Special Envoy of South Korea.

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