PM pleased with Pakistan’s re-election in UN HR Council

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PM pleased with Pakistan’s re-election in UN HR Council

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said he is pleased with Pakistan’s re-election in the United Nations (UN) human rights council. In a tweet, the Premier vowed to speak against Islamophobia and struggle for mutual respect in the comity of nations.

Pakistan elected to UN’s human rights council for a term of three-years.

The prime minister further said that Pakistan will continue its efforts towards consensus building and ensuring that HRC’s work is “guided by principles of universality, impartiality, dialogue and cooperation”.

PM Imran also lauded the efforts made by the Foreign Office and Pakistan’s overseas missions that led to “yet another diplomatic achievement”. He said that the efforts of FO and overseas Pakistani missions have “enhanced Pakistan’s profile and recognition on the international stage”.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi 

Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi has also welcomed the decision and the support Pakistan got from most countries of the world to get elected for UN HR council. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had said that Pakistan’s re-election to the HRC has provided a unique opportunity for highlighting the Kashmir issue.

Speaking to the media, the foreign minister said that there was a communications blockade in the occupied valley while independent observes don’t have access to the region. “So, this is a forum that can become the voice [of the Kashmiris].”

PM pleased with Pakistan’s re-election in UN HR Council

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