Maleeha Lodhi urges for joint efforts to achieve goals
NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi has said urged for the joint efforts to achieve long lasting goals.
Speaking at dinner reception hosted by Pakistani consulate in connection with the National Day celebrations, she said that the country was on the path to progress and prosperity under a new leadership.
Miss Lodhi added under a new and confident leadership Pakistan today, is making important gains in its journey towards progress and prosperity. “We remain determined to translate Quaid’s vision into reality.”
The Pakistani envoy added, resilience and self-belief were the defining features of Pakistan’s journey. “A journey that saw the country braving the odds and defying the pessimism some held about the country’s future,” she said.
She appreciated the role of the diaspora and said it was a model community but still needed to do more in portraying a positive image of the country.
On the occasion, the ambassador read out a special message from President Arif Alvi and said, “The significance of Pakistan Day this time comes with the national morale at a record high and public confidence in the future of the country also at an unprecedented level.”
“It is also borne out by the way the nation had responded to the “recent challenges from our neighbourhood,” she added.