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FM Qureshi urges UN Chief to help resolve Kashmir dispute

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York and discussed a wide range of issues including the Israel-Palestine conflict. The UN chief welcomed the ceasefire announcement by Israel and Hamas and hoped

Guterres to run for second term as UN chief

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will run for a second five-year term as the organization’s chief, his spokesman said. Guterres informed the president of the General Assembly and Security Council that “he is available to serve a second

Pakistan congratulates newly-elected OIC Secretary General

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has extended its warm felicitations to Hussein Ibrahim Taha, from the Republic of Chad, on his election as the new Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General . The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement in the

UN Secretary-General backs PM Imran’s call for virus debt relief

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has supported Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call for a global initiative for debt relief to developing countries. In a virtual news briefing, UN chief’s spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said, “The prime minister’s initiative is

Former UN Secretary-General Perez de Cuellar dies aged 100

NEW YORK: Javier Perez de Cuellar, the Peruvian diplomat who led the United Nations as its fifth secretary-general died at his home in Lima on Wednesday. He was aged 100. Perez de Cuellar, who served as United Nations secretary-general from

UN Chief hails Pakistan’s efforts for interfaith harmony

LAHORE: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited Kartarpur Corridor today (Tuesday) and hailed Pakistan’s efforts for interfaith harmony. Antonio Guterres took to Twitter and said, “I was honoured to visit Pakistan’s newly opened Kartarpur Corridor – a corridor of hope,

UN Secretary-General calls on PM Imran, discuss various issues

ISLAMABAD: United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Prime Minister Imran Khan (today) Monday. During the meeting, matters pertaining to Afghan refugees, Afghan peace process, Kashmir dispute, and climate change came under discussion. The Prime Minister highlighted the violations

UN Secretary General reiterates call for dialogue on Kashmir issue

ISLAMABAD: Responding to a question regarding Kashmir, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reiterated his call for dialogue between Pakistan and India over Kashmir dispute. Addressing a conference about Climate Change today (Sunday), he responded to a journalist question about atrocities

UNSG Guterres to attend Afghan refugees conference in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG) Antonio Guterres will be visiting Pakistan from 16-19 February 2020 to participate in a conference being held on Afghan refugees. The secretary-general will participate in the “International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees

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

UN chief reiterates concern over situation in held Kashmir

NEW YORK: The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has again expressed serious concern over the grave humanitarian situation in Indian-Occupied Kashmir. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric, during a regular briefing, said that Secretary-General remains concerned over the grave situation in occupied

Closely monitoring deteriorating situation in IOK, says UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that he has been monitoring the worsening situation in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), especially escalating restrictions and mass arrests. A spokesman to UN Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric said in a