PM to lead Pakistani delegation on ‘mission Kashmir’ at UNGA session


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22 Sep, 2019 7:05 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – Prime Minister (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.

PM will ask UN to live up to their promise

Imran Khan is expected to make a clarion call on the international community and the UN to live up to their promise of the right to self-determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

Imran Khan to hold several bilateral meetings with his counterparts

Prime Minister Imran Khan during his seven-day visit, will hold several bilateral meetings with his counterparts, including United States President Donald Trump and participating in high-level UN summits on climate change, sustainable development, universal health coverage and financing for development.

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.


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