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UNGA President to visit Pakistan, Bangladesh but not India

President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Volkan BOZKIR will meet PM Khan.

President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Volkan BOZKIR will  Islamabad next week to meet the leadership of Pakistan.

On his twitter handle, UNGA president BOZKIR posted “I am pleased to announce that within the framework of the invitations I received, I will pay official visits to Bangladesh & Pakistan from 25 to 27 May.”

He further said that during his visit to Pakistan, he will call on President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

“In Islamabad, I will be received by H.E. President Arif Alvi and H.E. PM Imran Khan & meet with H.E. FM SM Qureshi & deliver remarks to the National Defence University & also meet with UN in Pak,” he posted.

FM Qureshi will address UNGA session

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on the special instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Monday left for Turkey on an extensive diplomatic mission to draw global attention towards the fast-deteriorating situation in Palestine.

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The foreign minister, along with foreign ministers of Sudan, Palestine and Turkey would, then, leave for New York.

The foreign minister will also address an emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to reaffirm Pakistan’s support for the cause of oppressed Palestinians.

During his stay in New York, foreign minister Qureshi would hold important meetings with different key figures, a press release said.

He would also talk to local and international media and present Pakistan’s stance over the situation in Palestine.

APP with additional input by GVS News Desk