UN secretary general visit an endorsement of Pakistan’s role for peace and stability in the region, said Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.
Munir Akram said the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ upcoming visit also acknowledges our long-standing cooperation with the world body.
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In a tweet, he noted that the visit endorses Pakistan’s critical role for peace and stability in the region.
Besides meetings with the Pakistani leadership, Antonio Guterres will participate in the international conference on 40 years of hosting Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
He further said the UN Secretary General will also visit Lahore.
Moreover, UN SG will also visit Kartarpur Corridor.
The UN General Assembly last December hailed the corridor as Prime Minister Imran Khan’s landmark initiative for peace.
UNSG @antonioguterres visit not only endorses our historic hospitality but also acknowledges our long-standing cooperation with the @UN and our critical role for peace and stability in the region. pic.twitter.com/gDHM6Fop1S
— Pakistan PR to UN (@PakistanPR_UN) February 11, 2020
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres coming to Pakistan on 4 day visit
Antonio Guterres will pay a four-day visit to Pakistan from Sunday to hold talks with Pakistani Leadership.
According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui, during the visit, he will address an International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the two-day conference.
The Secretary-General will also call on the President and the Prime Minister.
Furthermore, he will hold a meeting with Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
The Secretary-General’s other engagements include interactions with parliamentarians, media and the youth.
He will deliver special talks on themes of sustainable development, climate change and peacekeeping.
The Secretary-General will pay a visit to Lahore. He will also travel to the Gurdwara Kartarpur Saheb.