UNGA president to visit Pakistan next week

Pakistan will also brief the UNGA president on India’s brutalities and the deteriorating human rights situation in the Indian held Kashmir.

The United Nations General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa will visit Pakistan on Jan.18.

This is the first visit of the 193-member Assembly’s president to the Asia-Pacific region since assuming office in September last year. She will stay here from Jan. 18 to 22.

She will be here to strengthen ties between Pakistan and the United Nations and to promote multilateralism.

The UNGA president is expected to meet President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, representatives of the UN and others.

Pakistan will also brief the UNGA president on India’s brutalities and the deteriorating human rights situation in the Indian held Kashmir.