Islamabad, 17 September 2023 (TDI): The caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan, Anwaarul Haq Kakar departed for New York on Sunday to represent Pakistan at the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

The session is scheduled for September 22. It is pertinent to note that it will be the first time that an interim Prime Minister of Pakistan will represent the nation at the UNGA. Interim Foreign Minister, Jalil Abbas Jilani has also joined him.

During his five-day visit to New York, Prime Minister Kakar will actively participate in the UNGA session, engaging in discussions with global leaders on the sidelines of the assembly.

He will also be a prominent attendee at a crucial conference addressing the pressing issue of climate change. Anwaarul Haq Kakar also will participate in a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) summit during his stay at the UN headquarters.

The United Nations (UN) has convened the SDG summit in New York on September 18-19, coinciding with the General Assembly’s high-level week.

In addition to these engagements, he is scheduled to interact with international media outlets and visit renowned US think tanks, facilitating productive dialogues on a wide range of global issues.

In addition, Prime Minister Kakar will deliver a keynote speech at another summit focused on development financing, where he will explore options for mobilizing private sector investment to advance development initiatives.

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He is anticipated to emphasize Pakistan’s continuous efforts and commitment to achieving the SDGs in his presentation to the UNGA.

This trip to the UNGA demonstrates Pakistan’s commitment to addressing global concerns and its active participation in international forums.

The participation of Prime Minister Kakar in these vital sessions would boost Pakistan’s diplomatic ties and contribute to global talks on pressing issues.