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UN Chief Antonio Guterres pays a visit to Kartarpur Corridor

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

18th Feb, 2020. 01:41 pm
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UN Chief Antonio Guterres pays a visit to Kartarpur Corridor

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Lahore on Tuesday along with his delegation on a two-day visit.

Antonio Guterres received by Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht and other senior government officials at the Allama Iqbal International Airport.

During his stay, the UN secretary-general will attend various functions and visit some historic places in the city.

Historic places include Shahi Qila and Badshahi Mosque.

A dinner will also be arranged in his honour at the Shahi Qila.

The secretary-general also paid a visit to the Gurdwara at Kartarpur.

Addressing the students of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Guterres said the role of students seems very important in the 21st century.

He added that the role of technology is now more important than ever.

The youth must bring themselves at par with the latest trends.

“Keeping in mind the challenges of the future, the curriculum has to change.”

“We have to take decisions keeping in mind the environmental issues as it is the biggest challenge that we are facing,” he added.

However, the UN chief is currently on four-day visit to Pakistan.

He held meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa.

Moreover, he also attended a conference on Afghan refugees.

In his meeting with PM Imran, the premier apprised the secretary-general about Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

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