PM arrives in NY to address UNGA

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NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived in New York to represent Pakistan at the proceedings of the UN General Assembly.

The UN General Assembly begins its 71st session in New York on Monday.

Talking to newsmen in New York, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary said the Prime Minister will address the General Assembly on Wednesday and draw the world attention towards Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

The prime minister will highlight the unabated grave violations of human rights by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir.

The foreign secretary said Sharif will also hold bilateral meetings with Heads of States and leaders of different countries on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon will stress on effective role of the United Nations for resolution of lingering Kashmir dispute.

APP / ihsan