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British youngster meets Sunak, Jill Biden at Coronation lunch

The eight-year-old informed Sunak of his ambitious goal to represent the UK in the upcoming COP28 hosted in Dubai.

Image - Twitter @Aneeshwar_K

Aneeshwar Kunchala, an eight-year-old British boy, well known for being a zealous climate change activist was one of the select few who received an invitation to the "Coronation Big Lunch."

At the event, Kunchala informed UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that he hopes to represent the country in Dubai for the Conference of Parties (COP28) in 2023. He tweeted, “I met UK Prime Minister @RishiSunak at @10DowningStreet - Coronation Big Lunch. It was a pleasure to meet him, his family and others. I have requested if I can represent the UK at @COP28_UAE to save and protect wildlife.”

According to a media report, Kunchala also met King Charles III at the Coronation Big Lunch and the American President's wife, Jill Biden, to whom he conveyed his wish to visit the White House and discuss ecological and wildlife protection.

The 8-year-old, who has roots in Andhra Pradesh, has made significant achievements in the area of environmental conservation since he was 4 years old. He has urged world leaders to educate children about environmental challenges and the importance of protecting the environment and has even addressed senators on Capitol Hill on the issue.

Kunchala cycled 4,300 km at the age of five, raising over US$ 4,500 for India's COVID relief fund. He also participated in the popular show, Britain’s Got Talent at the age of 7 and was awarded the nickname ‘Little David Attenborough’ of the show.