Pakistan troops' sacrifices in establishing peace across world lauded

11:03 PM | 2 Jul, 2018
Pakistan troops' sacrifices in establishing peace across world lauded
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ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Abdullah Hussain Haroon says Pakistan remains a consistent and active supporter of multilateralism and its engagement with the United Nations is a key pillar of its foreign policy.

He was talking to Under-Secretary-General for UN Department for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix who called on him in Islamabad on Monday.

The foreign minister also recalled Pakistan's longstanding partnership with and contributions to the UN, especially in several of its peacekeeping missions across the world.

Underscoring Pakistan's unique role and contribution as one of the top troop-contributing countries, Abdullah Hussain Haroon reaffirmed Pakistan's full support to the UN peacekeeping operations.

The UN's Under Secretary General acknowledged Pakistan's leading role in UN peacekeeping.

He expressed deep appreciation for the professionalism of Pakistani peacekeepers and paid tribute to the ultimate sacrifices of 156 Pakistani peacekeepers to the cause of international peace.