New York, 20 September 2023 (TDI): Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar actively participated in the 78th opening session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday.
During this pivotal event, he assumed the role of representing Pakistan in a significant high-level assembly dedicated to the Global Development Initiative (GDI), where he was slated to deliver a keynote address.
This vital information was relayed through an official press release from the Prime Minister’s Office Media Wing.
In addition to his involvement in the UNGA session, Prime Minister Kakar was also scheduled to engage in a high-level meeting centered on Sustainable Development Goals, underscoring Pakistan’s commitment to global sustainability efforts.
His participation extended to meetings held on the sidelines of the session, featuring anticipated encounters with Iranian President Sayyid Ebrahim Raisi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar is attending the opening session of the General Debate of the 78th UNGA session at the UN headquarters in New York.#PMKakarAtUNGA#UNGA78 pic.twitter.com/7H9swQjl66
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Notably, the Prime Minister was set to attend a prestigious reception hosted by the President of the United States (US), Joe Biden in recognition of global leaders.
During his presence at the UNGA, Prime Minister Kakar outlined Pakistan’s perspective on various regional and global issues, emphasizing the nation’s stance on the longstanding and unresolved Jammu and Kashmir dispute, a matter prominently featured on the UN agenda.
Additionally, he highlighted the significant measures undertaken by the government to bolster Pakistan’s economic recovery and foster domestic and foreign investments.
Furthermore, Prime Minister Kakar engaged in critical discussions with global leaders and actively participated in important conferences focused on addressing the pressing issue of climate change.