PM Abbasi meets Pakistani nationals working for UN

22 Sep, 2017 12:10 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Pakistani nationals serving the United Nations and thanked them for the work they were doing to promote the organization’s objectives to promote peace and security in the world.

Abbasi became the first prime minister to meet UN officials of Pakistani origin. The prime minister briefed them on Pakistan’s economic progress, improved security situation and consolidation of democracy.

He answered a number questions from the UN officials, who appreciated the opportunity to meet him.

The prime minister told them that Pakistan had undertaken the largest anti-terrorism operation of the world and said hundreds and thousands of troops were involved in eliminating the terrorists from their hideouts.

Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif, who also participated in the meeting, also briefed them on key foreign policy questions.

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