Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech has become the most viewed UNGA address as compared to other world leaders – including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump, and others – since it went up on the online video-sharing platform.

The premier’s speech was uploaded on September 27 and to date, has been viewed over 170,000 times, however, second, comes United States President Donald Trump, whose address received 138,000 views after it was uploaded a week ago on September 22.

The US president made headlines after he accused China of “unleashing” COVID-19 on the world and told the United Nations General Assembly to hold it accountable, prompting Beijing to accuse him of “lies” and abusing the UN platform to provoke confrontation during his UNGA address.

Meanwhile, Modi’s speech was viewed 63,000 times after it was uploaded on September 26. The Indian premier’s address made no direct mention of climate change or of India’s rising border tensions with China following a clash in June when 20 Indian troops died.


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