Pakistan Committed To UN's Central Role In Upholding Multilateralism: President
President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday expressed Pakistan's strong commitment to the central role of the United Nations in upholding multilateralism to foster peace, prosperity and harmony around the globe
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th May, 2021 ) :President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday expressed Pakistan's strong commitment to the central role of the United Nations in upholding multilateralism to foster peace, prosperity and harmony around the globe. He expressed these views during a meeting with President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), Volkan Bozkir here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. During the meeting, views were exchanged on a wide range of issues. The President also called for the implementation of the UN resolutions that affirmed the inalienable right to self-determination of the peoples of Palestine and Jammu and Kashmir. To mitigate the social and economic impacts of Covid-19 on the developing countries, he underscored the importance of ensuring universal and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine.
He underlined the need to promote morality, tolerance, justice and righteousness in international relations and all platforms of the United Nations in order to address contemporary forms of racism such as Islamophobia.
Volkan Bozkir briefed the President on the various initiatives undertaken during his Presidency of the UN General Assembly to address key international political and socio-economic issues. Later, at a Special Investiture Ceremony, the President conferred the Award of 'Hilal-e-Pakistan' on Mr Bozkir.
The award was conferred in recognition of Mr Bozkir's outstanding services for the promotion of international peace, security and sustainable development, in his capacity as the President of the United Nations General Assembly.