IIOJK in focus

PM Imran Khan to raise Kashmir dispute at UNGA

Islamabad, September 20 (KMS): Prime Minister, Imran Khan will raise the Kashmir dispute at the United Nations General Assembly session on September 24 (Friday).

The Prime Minister will virtually address the 76th session of the UNGA, the world’s biggest diplomatic gathering, in which a large number of world leaders are set to participate in person and virtually.

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Munir Akram said in a statement that Pakistan will actively participate in the General Assembly session.

He said Pakistan’s policy statement, to be delivered by Prime Minister Khan, is expected to convey Islamabad’s views on the major global economic and political issues.

The Ambassador said throughout the session, Pakistan will draw the world‘s attention to the human rights violations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the imperative to stabilize Afghanistan, the need to combat Islamophobia and counter disinformation, being propagated by India, and to address the economic challenges confronting developing countries.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will participate in person in several events being held during the Assembly’s high level week, including a meeting of the OIC Working Group on Jammu and Kashmir, a ministerial meeting of the Uniting for Consensus group on Security Council reform, and a high level meeting on energy.

The UNGA session will be held in hybrid mode, starting Tuesday in New York.

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