NEW YORK (92 News) – Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Munir Akram has termed that Pakistan always wants peaceful relations with all the neighboring countries.
In a statement on assuming charge at the UN, Munir Akram said that Pakistan is willing to have peaceful relations with all the neighboring countries. “Pakistan will continue to support the just cause of Kashmiris for their right to self-determination,” he added.
The Pakistani ambassador said that Indian atrocities and state terrorism in the occupied Kashmir will be highlighted at the United Nations. He said intensifying the efforts against anti-Islam narrative, corruption and money laundering will be his top priority.
Munir Akram said Pakistan's efforts for regional peace and security, arms reduction, and climate change will be continued.
Earlier in the day, Munir Akram has taken charge of Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN). He replaced Maleeha Lodhi
, who has completed her tenure.
It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan’s ambassador to the UN previously as well, holding the office for six years between 2002 and 2008.
Besides holding various positions in the foreign ministry, he also served at the Pakistani missions in various world capitals, including Brussels and Tokyo.
On Sep 30, Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed senior diplomat Munir Akram has been appointed as Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to UN. He has replaced Dr Maleeha Lodhi.