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Not inviting Pakistan to Security Council meeting is against law: Munir Akram

NEW YORK: Pakistani Ambassador to the United Nations Munir Akram has said that Pakistan regretted that it was not invited to participate in the UN Security Council. Talking about the Security Council meeting held yesterday, Munir Akram said that Pakistan

Pakistan to work closely with UN chief Antonio Guterres: Munir Akram

NEW YORK: Pakistan has felicitated Antonio Guterres on being elected as United Nations Secretary-General for a second term and said it was looking forward to working with him. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Munir Akram, praised Antonio Guterres’ “skilled

Pakistan pushing for anti-Islamophobia resolution at UNGA: Munir Akram

NEW YORK: Pakistan is working on a resolution against growing Islamophobia in countries around the world and will present it to the United Nations General Assembly, said Ambassador Munir Akram. “We are seeking and in negotiations for a resolution at

Pakistan joins new UN campaign for equal access to coronavirus vaccines

NEW YORK: Pakistan joined a new United Nations public advocacy campaign, ‘Only Together’, which calls for coronavirus vaccines to be available to everyone and everywhere in order to stop the deadly pandemic. “This year of crisis has caused a tidal

UN urges dialogue to reduce India, Pakistan tensions

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations has called upon India and Pakistan to reduce tensions and engage in a dialogue and pursue solutions in accordance with the United Nations Charter and Security Council resolutions. This was stated by UN Under-Secretary-General for Counter-Terrorism

Pakistan presents UNSG proof of Indian terrorism

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Munir Akram called on United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York and presented him Pakistan’s dossier containing “irrefutable evidence” of India’s sponsorship of terrorism in the country. During the meeting that

Pakistan attaches utmost importance to UN membership: Munir Akram

NEW YORK: Ambassador Munir Akram on Saturday said that Pakistan has always attached utmost importance to UN membership. Munir Akram in his message on the occasion of the United Nations’ 75th anniversary said that he joined the United Nations immediately

Pakistan elected president of UN ECOSOC for one year

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Munir Akram, was elected unanimously as the President of the UN Economic and Social Council for a year (2020-2021). The 54-member ECOSOC is the third principal organ, along with the

Pakistan urges UNSC to denounce India’s atrocities in Kashmir

NEW YORK: India has exploited the coronavirus crisis to further advance its occupation of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan’s top diplomat said, urging the UN Security Council to end the aggression and atrocities against the Kashmiri people. “The Council must denounce

Pakistan hopeful for peace in Afghanistan after US-Taliban talks

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s permanent representative to United Nations Munir Akram has expressed the hope that the resumption of direct talks between the United States and the Taliban would bring to a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan. While speaking in the U.N.

UN Committee adopts Pakistan’s resolution

NEW YORK: A key committee of the UN General Assembly has unanimously passed a Pakistan-initiated resolution reaffirming the right to self-determination for people who are subjected to colonial, foreign or alien occupation. Co-signed by 81 countries, the resolution serves to

UN welcomes new Pakistani Ambassador Munir Akram

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the new Ambassador of Pakistan to UN, Munir Akram at its Headquarters. Welcoming Ambassador Munir Akram in his new role, Antonio Guterres said that Pakistan was a very important player in

Munir Akram pledges to promote Kashmir’s struggle at UN

NEW YORK: Pledging to promote Pakistan’s national interests at the United Nations, Pakistan Permanent Representative Munir Akram said that his mission was to help advance the struggle of the people of Indian occupied Kashmir for “Azadi” and self-determination. “I am

Munir Akram takes charge as Pakistan’s Ambassador to UN

NEW YORK: Ambassador Munir Akram on Saturday took charge as Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations (UN). Munir Akram will be stationed at the UN’s New York headquarters. Akram earlier replaced former ambassador Maleeha Lodhi.  She served as Pakistan’s envoy

FO dispels notion Maleeha Lodhi was removed as UN envoy

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Friday dispelled the notion that Dr Maleeha Lodhi was removed as Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. “There is no truth whatsoever in insinuations that Dr Maleeha Lodhi was ‘removed’ for

Foreign Office deplores slander campaign against new UN envoy

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has strongly condemned the slander campaign against the appointment of Munir Akram as Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations as ‘reprehensible’. In a weekly briefing on Thursday, Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal was asked

Farewell Maleeha Lodhi

In a rather surprising and significant move, Pakistan’s top envoy to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has been replaced. The news comes just days after Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from the United States after a successful tour and address

FM Qureshi lauds Maleeha Lodhi on her tenure as UN envoy

ISLAMABAD. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has applauded Maleeha Lodhi for the completion of her tenure as Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations. The foreign minister on Twitter said that Lodhi served the country with dignity, diligence, and honour. He

Munir Akram replaces Maleeha Lodhi as UN Ambassador

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Maleeha Lodhi has been replaced by Munir Akram as Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations in New York. The sudden announcement comes a day after Prime Minister Imran and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi returned to Pakistan after