PM to virtually address UNGA’s session on Friday


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan in his policy address to 76th session of UN General Assembly (UNGA) through video statement, will outline Pakistan’s perspective on key global and regional issues.

The UN General Assembly session is beginning in New York from Tuesday.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Asim Iftikhar in a statement said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will be visiting New York from Tuesday.

During the visit, he will participate in various high-level meetings and side events, and deliver a Talk at the Council on Foreign Relations.

The Foreign Minister will hold bilateral meetings with his counterparts and the UN leadership.

He will also interact with a cross-section of international media and meet the dynamic Pakistani-American community.

The Foreign Office Spokesperson said the Prime Minister’s policy address and the Foreign Minister’s visit to New York will serve to enhance Pakistan’s diplomatic outreach and engagement with its international partners and key institutions.

He said Pakistan has always played an active and constructive role in the United Nations framework and supported the Organization in effective discharge of its mandates for addressing various regional and global issues as well as contemporary challenges.