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‘Let me Have a selfie first’:” El Salvador president Informs UN Ahead of his Inaugural Address

Last updated on September 27, 2019

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele Amazed attendees of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Thursday by Simply Clicking a selfie Before his Inaugural Address.

“If you will just bear with me a moment,” he said, pulling a telephone, lifting it to his smiling head and snapping a photograph, which he later submitted on Twitter for his 1.1 million followers, reported South China Morning Post.

“Believe me, a lot more folks will notice that selfie once I share it will hear the address – I trust I took a great one,” El Salvador President Nayib Bukele explained.

Quipping the yearly summit of the world’s leaders may be carried out by video conference, he added, “A few pictures on Instagram could have more effect than any language delivered inside this assembly.”

He had been sworn into office in June from the tiny Central American state of 6.6 million individuals, tasked with turning around grinding poverty and rampant gang violence which are sending thousands fleeing to the USA.

The former mayor of the capital, San Salvador, is a successful user of social networking.

“For us, the USA is not merely a partner and an ally, but also a friend,” Bukele told reporters afterward that meeting.

“We are hoping that this assembly is only going to strengthen our connection much more, and I believe that it is because, you know, President Trump is quite pleasant and trendy, and I am fine and cool, also. We use Twitter a whole lot, therefore you know, we will get together,” he’d told reporters.