UN chief lauds Pakistan’s peacekeeping efforts

By: News Desk
Published: 11:10 AM, 16 Feb, 2020
UN chief lauds Pakistan’s peacekeeping efforts
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Travelling to Pakistan to express gratitude for consistent peacekeeping efforts

Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres, who is in Pakistan on a landmark visit, has hailed Pakistan’s contribution to world peace saying he is visiting the country to express his gratitude to its people.

In a late-night tweet, the UN chief said, “Pakistan is one of the most consistent and reliable contributors to the United Nation’s peacekeeping efforts around the world.”

“I am travelling to Pakistan, where I plan to express my gratitude to the people #ServingForPeace.”

The secretary-general is on a four-day visit (February 16 to 19) to attend “International Conference on 40 Years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity”, where he would deliver a keynote address.

Besides meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi, and other top officials of the country, Antonio Guterres would pay a visit to Lahore and Gurdwara Kartarpur Saheb, the holiest place for Sikhs.

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