UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan’s consultant to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, has stated that the president of the UN Basic Meeting Maria Fernanda Espinosa will go to Pakistan from January 18 to 22, ARY Information reported on Saturday.
She knowledgeable reporters concerning the deliberate go to of the UNGA president after a gathering together with her. Lodhi stated her assembly with the UNGA president finalized preparations for the go to.
Spokesperson to the UNGA president, Monica Grayley, stated Ms Espinosa was visiting Pakistan on invitation of their authorities.
The Meeting president’s delegation consists of her Chef de Cupboard, a senior advisor, a communication specialist, her coordination officer and her private assistant.
Ms. Espinosa is just the fourth feminine President of the UN Basic Meeting in its 73-year historical past.
This would be the first go to of the 193-member Meeting’s president to the Asia-Pacific area since she took workplace in September, the spokesperson informed the common midday briefing at UN Headquarters in New York.
“The President of the Basic Meeting appears to be like ahead to strengthening the ties between Pakistan and the UN, selling multilateralism and persevering with her work with Pakistan on the priorities for the 73rd Session of the Basic Meeting,” she informed reporters.
Throughout her five-day go to, the president, who can also be overseas minister of Ecuador, will meet with meet President Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in addition to representatives of the UN and of civil society.
Earlier this week, she nominated Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, to assist arrange a high-level assembly of the UN Basic Meeting to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Conference on the Rights of the Youngster throughout its 74th session, which begins in September.