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UN chief calls for global truce so world can focus on coronavirus

03 March, 2020 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic. “It is time to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives,” Guterres told a virtual news conference. So far more than … Read More


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UN chief calls on world leaders to offer urgent, coordinated response to pa...

03 March, 2020 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday that a global recession ‘is a near certainty’ and current national responses to the coronavirus pandemic ‘will not address the global scale and complexity of the crisis.’ “This is a moment that demands coordinated, decisive, and innovative policy action from the world’s leading … Read More


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UN secretary general leaves Pakistan after four-day successful visit

02 February, 2020 10:43 am 10:43 am

LAHORE (92 News) – United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres left Pakistan on Wednesday after completing a successful four-day visit. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to United Nations Munir Akram saw him off at the Allama Iqbal International Airport. Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Zulfiqar Hameed and others were also present on the occasion. Before … Read More


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UN chief administers polio drops to children

02 February, 2020 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres administered polio drops to the children in Lahore on Tuesday. The UN chief visited Kindergarten in Lahore and the kids presented bouquets to the UN chief on his arrival. Provincial Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid was also present on the occasion. During his visit, he … Read More


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UN peacekeepers missions based on principles of Quaid-e-Azam: Antonio

02 February, 2020 12:20 pm 12:20 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres paid rich tributes to the founder of Pakistan, saying that UN peacekeeping missions are also based on the principles of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Speaking during a visit in NUST university, the UN chief said that he has seen himself the professional skills of the Pakistani … Read More


UN chief thanks Mahira Khan for extraordinary support

02 February, 2020 11:35 am 11:35 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres met with refugees’ ambassadors in Pakistan including renowned Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. In a tweet, the UN chief said that they marked 40 years of Pakistan’s solidarity with Afghan refugees and it was a pleasure to meet refugees’ ambassadors in Pakistan. Antonio Guterres also … Read More


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Pakistan is among top contributors to UN Peacekeeping: António Guterres

02 February, 2020 10:33 am 10:33 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres has said that Pakistan is among top contributors to UN Peacekeeping. In a tweet, the UN chief paid tribute to the sacrifices and services rendered by the brave personal including women of Pakistan. “Pakistan is among the top contributors to @UNPeacekeeping. It was inspiring … Read More


UN chief to spend busy day in Lahore today

02 February, 2020 9:40 am 9:40 am

LAHORE (92 News) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres will spend busy day in Lahore today (Tuesday). Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht received the UN secretary general on his arrival at the airport. The schedule of today’s engagements of the UN chief has been finalized in Lahore. UN chief along with his … Read More


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Pakistan is still second largest country in hosting refugees, says UN chief

02 February, 2020 1:05 pm 1:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that Pakistan is still the second largest country in hosting refugees, adding that despite many challenges Pakistan set a good example. Addressing a conference titled “40 years of Afghan Refugees Presence in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity”, the UN chief said solution lies … Read More


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Anti-polio campaign begins across country

02 February, 2020 9:59 am 9:59 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Anti-polio campaign of varied duration begins across the country on Monday. According to an official of National Emergency Operations Centre, more than 265,000 frontline polio workers are taking part in the campaign to vaccinate 39.6 million children under the age of five years. The polio workers will administer anti-polio vaccine to … Read More


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Antonio Guterres offers to play role for resolution of Kashmir issue

02 February, 2020 8:00 pm 8:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday offered to play role for resolving Kashmir issue. The UN chief stated while addressing a joint news conference along with Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad. He visited the Foreign Office and discussed important matters with Pakistani officials. They exchanged views on … Read More


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UN chief urges Pak, India for meaningful dialogue on Kashmir issue

02 February, 2020 6:13 pm 6:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – United Nation (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Pakistan and India for meaningful dialogue on Kashmir dispute on Sunday. Addressing a conference about climate change, he advised both countries to engage in meaningful dialogues for the peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute. “Kashmir dispute and Pak-India water issue can only be resolved through … Read More


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Pakistan is one of largest refugee-hosting nations in world, says UN chief

02 February, 2020 2:41 pm 2:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Applauding Pakistan over heartfelt hosting Afghan refugees, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday has said that Pakistan is one of the largest refugee-hosting nations in the world. António Guterres met with a delegation of Afghan refugees in Islamabad. They discussed matters pertaining to Afghan refugees. Speaking on the occasion, … Read More


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UN chief Antonio Guterres to visit Pakistan

02 February, 2020 11:53 pm 11:53 pm

ISLAMABAD (web Desk) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will visit Pakistan this week. According to Foreign Office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui, the secretary-general will participate in the “International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity” and will deliver a keynote address. She said the visit will be … Read More


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UN chief opens climate summit with call for hope over surrender

12 December, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – The world must choose hope over surrender in the fight against climate change, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, warning a summit in Madrid that governments risked sleepwalking past a point of no return. Two weeks of talks aimed at bolstering the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb global warming began against a backdrop … Read More