UN Coordinator in Pakistan Julien Harneis meets President Dr Arif Alvi in Islamabad today (Monday).
President Dr. Arif Alvi called upon the United Nations to take steps to implement the resolutions of UN Security Council Resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.
UN Coordinator in Pakistan Julien Harneis meets President
The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Pakistan Julien Harneis called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
President Alvi said core dispute of Jammu and Kashmir was on the agenda of the UN for over seven decades.
He said Pakistan had always pursued peaceful resolution of all outstanding issues with India, including the Jammu and Kashmir issue.
He reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to multilateralism and the principles and purpose of the UN Charter.
The president said Pakistan had launched several programmes to realize the Sustainable Development Goals.
He also apprised Julien Harneis of the measures which Pakistan took against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Moreover, he shared details of the financial support the government is providing to the deserving families under Ehsaas Programme.
He reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to bring minorities into the mainstream and protect their rights, to which Julien Harneis lauded Pakistan for being tolerant to minorities.
Dr Alvi lauded the efforts of the United Nations in supporting government in reducing hunger.
He also appreciated the role of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) for extensively documenting gross Human Rights violations which India is committing in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).