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UN General Secretary to visit Pakistan


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

10th Feb, 2020. 02:25 pm
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UN General Secretary to visit Pakistan

United Nations General Secretary Antonio Guterres will visit Pakistan in February.

Official sources informed that a 14-member delegation will also come with the General Secretary.

Antonio Guterres, along with the delegation, will conduct meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi and other Pakistani officials during his visit. UN General Secretary will also go to the United Nation’s mission offices located in Pakistan.

According to the official statements in Islamabad, an international conference will be held this month to discuss the four decades of the presence of Afghan refugees in Pakistan.

The meeting“40 years of Afghan Refugees Presence in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity” will be arranged on 17th and 18th February in Islamabad.

Ministry of foreign affairs said that the conference will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Participants from 20 countries will attend the event.

International sources said that United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is co-hosting the event. UN authorities will also attend the conference.

Apart from that, representatives from multilateral development banks, refugee agencies, and Non-Government Organisations will also arrive.

A Foreign Office Spokesperson informed in Islamabad, “The conference will be held at an important juncture as efforts to consolidate peace in Afghanistan are making progress,”

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