PM leaves for US to attend UNGA session

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday left for New York to attend 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and highlight the grave violations of human rights by the Indian forces in the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

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The prime minister will also hold meetings with the world leaders on the sidelines of the summit to discuss the Indian occupied territory of Kashmir and the regional situation.

Prime Minister leading a delegation of Pakistan in the General Assembly session. He will address the UNGA session on Wednesday to elaborate Pakistan’s position, role and contribution in key international issues.

Foreign Office in Islamabad in a statement has said that the prime minister will call upon the international community and the United Nations to live up to their promise of the right of self-determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions.

Nawaz Sharif will also participate in the meeting of General Assembly to address Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants and the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister will urge the international community to award adequate political attention and support for the voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan and their reintegration in Afghanistan.

Sharif will also hold bilateral meetings with a number of world leaders on the sidelines of the UNGA session, including the UN Secretary General.

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PM leaves for US to attend UNGA session

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