US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday spoke over a smartphone with Director-General of the World Trade Organization Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the duration of which they mentioned the want for reforms in the WTO to maximise its effectiveness for the future.
“l spoke with WTO Director-General Dr. Okonjo-Iweala. We agreed to advancing worldwide alternate for restoration and equitable financial boom. We mentioned human rights, making an investment withinside the environment, fitness, and era to spur improvement and prosperity for the American people,” Harris stated in a tweet.
During the call, Harris congratulated the director popular and provided her robust help as the worldwide network works closer to restoration from the devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
They devoted to paintings collectively to cope with the financial and fitness results of COVID-19 and weather change, and to prioritize resilience withinside the international deliver chain.
“The Vice President and the director popular agreed at the significance of the use of alternate to sell fairness and financial boom. They mentioned how progressed dwelling standards, labour rights, human rights, and the well being of operating households should be on the middle of our shared priorities to apply alternate as a lever to raise groups out of poverty,” the White House stated in a readout of the call.
“They additionally mentioned the want for reforms in the World Trade Organization to maximise its effectiveness for the future. The vp highlighted the concern of the USA to put money into fitness and era as engines for boom and to increase sustainable improvement,” the White House stated.
Harris and Okonjo-Iweala devoted to paintings intently collectively to boost up momentum withinside the international financial system for the advantage of all.