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Int’l Day for Eradication of Poverty being observed today
October 17, 2020

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International Day for Eradication of Poverty is being observed in the country as well today (Saturday).

This year's theme of the day is "Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all."

The day aims to raise awareness about need to eradicate poverty and destitution across the world particularly in developing countries.

This year's theme of the day is "Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all."

In his message on the occasion, UN Secretary General António Guterres stressed need to stand with people living in poverty throughout COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.