Pakistan submits report on poverty alleviation and improvement to UN

NEW YORK: Pakistan on Tuesday offered its progress report and future plans on assembly the globally agreed and nationally adopted anti-poverty Sustainable Growth Targets (SDGs) to the United Nations (UN), ARY Information reported.

The Pakistani diplomats headed by Maleeha Lodhi mentioned that the federal government of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) led by Prime Minister Imran Khan was dedicated to accelerating human improvement within the nation.

The progress report was within the type of a Voluntary Nationwide Evaluation, a mechanism during which international locations inform the UN about its implementation methods to fulfill the objectives and targets of the sustainable improvement agenda, often known as Agenda 2030.

Highlighting latest initiatives of Prime Minister Imran Khan to eradicate poverty, Pakistani envoy Maleeha Lodhi informed the United Nations that the nation will proceed to work in direction of attaining the worldwide sustainable improvement objectives regardless of financial challenges.

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“A key side of the implementation technique is strengthening present alliances and forging new ones, leveraging know-how and mobilizing finance,” Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi mentioned whereas opening the third world workshop in preparation of the Voluntary Nationwide Critiques (VNRs) on the 2019 Excessive Degree Political Discussion board (HLPF).

A discussion board, held on Sunday, was organized by the UN Division of Financial and Social Affairs and hosted by the Everlasting Mission of Pakistan.

Ambassador Lodhi talked about that by political dedication and possession, Pakistan has been capable of combine SDGs into its nationwide improvement agenda.

She referred to lately launched Ehsaas Programme of Imran Khan’s authorities, saying that it was aimed to develop social safety, security nets and help human capital all through the nation.

“A brand new common well being protection initiative – the Sehat Sahulat Programme – has additionally been launched this yr to supply medical health insurance protection for these in want”, she added.

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