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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres coming to Pakistan on 4 day visit

11 February, 2020 01:14

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.

Pakistan and UN Refugee Agency are organising the conferenced in Islamabad.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

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.

Pakistan joined the United Nations on September 30, 1947, just over a month after its independence.
Pakistan remains committed to a world in which upholding human dignity is the highest value and maintaining global peace a sacred duty.
The country envisages a world which is free of want, hunger and deprivation.
Besides, Pakistan believes in a world where justice and fair play govern the affairs of human beings.
Moreover, Pakistan believes in world where inequality, oppression and war are abhorred.

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