Islamabad, 13 April 2023 (TDI): The United Nations Resident Coordinator & Humanitarian Coordinator in Pakistan, Julien Harneis, held a meeting with Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.
During the meeting, they discussed various aspects of cooperation between Pakistan and the United Nations in the development and humanitarian domains.
The meeting between the two leaders comes at a crucial time when Pakistan is facing multiple challenges, including economic and political instability and environmental degradation. These challenges have caused poverty, hunger, and displacement of thousands in Pakistan.
The United Nations has been supporting Pakistan’s efforts to address these challenges through various initiatives, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari appreciated the partnership between Pakistan and the United Nations in advancing the country’s socioeconomic development. He also highlighted the importance of continuing cooperation in areas such as health, education, and poverty reduction.
Julien Harneis expressed his commitment to continue supporting the country’s efforts toward achieving its development objectives.
The UN Resident Coordinator & Humanitarian Coordinator also highlighted the importance of addressing the challenges posed by the current political and economic instability and the need for continued support in the areas of health and education.
The meeting between the UN Resident Coordinator & Humanitarian Coordinator and the Foreign Minister is a testament to the strong and enduring partnership between Pakistan and the United Nations.
Through this partnership, both parties will work towards the shared goal of building a better future for the people of Pakistan and a peaceful world.
The meeting highlighted the importance of continued cooperation between Pakistan and the United Nations in addressing the challenges faced by the country.
The meeting also emphasized the need for increased investment in education, healthcare, and infrastructure to promote economic growth and reduce poverty in Pakistan. Both parties agreed to work together towards achieving these goals.