With a special focus on Occupied Kashmir, PM Imran to address UNGA next Friday

02:39 PM | 21 Sep, 2019
With a special focus on Occupied Kashmir, PM Imran to address UNGA next Friday
ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan will deliver a keynote address to the UN General Assembly on 27th of this month and share Pakistan’s perspective and position on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute and its current human rights and related dimensions.

During the week-long visit, Khan will also avail the opportunity to articulate Pakistan’s perspective on some key contemporary issues including the centrality of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute through myriad engagements.

Imran Khan will hold several bilateral meetings with his counterparts from various regions and participate in high-level UN summits on climate change, sustainable development, universal health coverage and financing for development.

The premier will also attend and speak at high-level side events co-hosted by Pakistan and Turkey on countering hate speech and on environmental protection and poverty alleviation, co-hosted by Malaysia and Pakistan.

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A trilateral summit meeting of Pakistan, Malaysia and Turkey will also be held on the General Assembly sidelines.

Apart from these engagements, the Prime Minister will interact with cross-section of international media outlets including meetings with editorial boards.

Imran Khan’s speaking engagements at leading think-tanks and meetings with heads of major international human rights organizations are also envisaged.

Imran Khan's visit will further reinforce Pakistan’s abiding commitment to the UN Charter, international law and cooperative multilateralism, with the UN at its core.