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PM Imran Khan meets with UK counterpart, apprises him of rights violations in IOK

PM Imran Khan meets with UK counterpart, apprises him of rights violations in IOK
September 23, 2019
NEW YORK (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan called on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday. The prime minister apprised the British counterpart of violations of human rights in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Prime Minister Imran Khan will also hold a one-on-one meeting with US President Donald Trump at 10pm (PST). The premier will also meet with Swiss President Ueli Maurer and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. During his visit, the prime minister will also attend and speak at high-level side events co-hosted by Pakistan and Turkey on countering hate speech and on environmental protection and poverty alleviation, co-hosted by Malaysia and Pakistan. A trilateral summit meeting of Pakistan, Malaysia and Turkey will be held on the General Assembly session’s sidelines. PM to interact with international media Apart from these engagements, the prime minister will interact with international media outlets, including meetings with editorial boards. Speaking engagements at leading think-tanks, including the Council on Foreign Relations and the Asia Society, and meetings with heads of major international human rights organizations are also on his schedule. Prime Minister’s visit will further reinforce Pakistan’s abiding commitment to the UN Charter, international law and cooperative multilateralism, with the UN at its core. On the other hand, PM Imran Khan arrived to lead the Pakistani delegation on “mission Kashmir” to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He will address to the 193-member Assembly on Friday sharing Pakistan’s perspective and position on the Kashmir issue, and its current human rights and related dimensions. He will enunciate Pakistan’s position on key global and regional issues before one of the largest gatherings of leaders from around the world. PM will present Kashmir case in UNGA The prime minister will specifically focus on the deteriorating situation in the Occupied Kashmir, particularly the grave violations of human rights taking place there, since August 5 when Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi moved to annex the Occupied state.