Islamabad, September 18, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in his address to the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Sep 23 will share “Pakistan’s position and perspective on regional and global issues of concern, including Jammu and Kashmir”.
This was stated by the Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement on Sunday. However, climate-induced catastrophic floods in the country will be focus of his speech, as per the statement.
According to the FO, PM Shehbaz will participate in the UNGA high-level debate in New York from September 19-23.
“The prime minister will outline concrete proposals for collectively tackling the existential threat posed by climate change,” the statement said.
The statement added that the premier will also share “Pakistan’s position and perspective on regional and global issues of concern, including Jammu and Kashmir”.
Further, the premier will participate in the Global Food Security Summit jointly organised by the African Union, European Union, and the United States, and a closed-door leaders gathering on COP27 bringing together select world leaders to discuss climate change.
On the sidelines, the prime minister will hold a number of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from various countries, president of the General Assembly, the UN secretary general as well as heads of international organisations, international financial institutions and philanthropic organisations, the FO said.
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