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EVENINGS set concentrate on flood-chaos in his debut UNGA address


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif does his debut on world stage when he turns to the 77th session of United Nations General Assembly on Friday in what is he set to emphasize mass devastation left behind through deadly climate floods and attractiveness for international help to deal with with catastrophe.

Premier – 12th speaker in high-level debate of the Assembly with the participation of 193 members on this is the 4th day in some 140 world the leader is involved. it first in-human session of Assembly after the Covid-19 pandemic.

During his series of meetings with his colleagues from all over the world, Prime Minister Shahbaz informed them on floods that flooded one-third of Pakistan, causing massive damage to human lives, infrastructure, livestock and crops.

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“Pakistan is going through a difficult times and the devastation caused by the floods, which is evident before the world, requires serious attention,” he said. in his video statement on Wednesday.

A little world leaders responded with dramatic calls for international community come forward as well as help Pakistan.

Debate opening on On Tuesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, who made solidarity visit to Pakistan earlier this month, said world leaders that Pakistan is “sinking not only in flood water, but in debt”.

Read “I didn’t see the destruction of this scale’: Bilaval says help necessary after a major flood

On Wednesday, the head of the UN went on say in private meeting with world leaders on climate change: “We’ve all seen the horrifying footage from Pakistan and it’s just by 1.2 degrees of global warmer and we’re going for over 3 degrees.

As well as on On the same day, US President Joe Biden told the General Assembly: “Pakistan still needs submarines. help.”

For his part, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, expressing his condolences, said: “We would like to call out to international community to help in people of Pakistan as they are going through this most unfortunate and painful time.”

Similarly, many others world leaders have drawn focus on floods in Pakistan.

Following Guterres’ trip to Pakistan, the UN issued a $160 million flash appeal. for help Pakistan manages with initial phases of disaster, but not yet fully funded.

to his address, prime minister will also emphasize need for permission of Kashmir dispute, one of oldest items on Agenda of Security Council and reaffirm the principled position of Pakistan on in issue.

This year the UNGA is hosting place against background of complex, interconnected crises. Conflict, climate change and Covid-19 have exacerbated inequality, poverty and hunger across the planet, especially among the most vulnerable populations.

Premier meetings

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, on third day of high-level general debate of The 77th session is scheduled to have several side meetings with in world leaders and leaders of organizations.

He will hold bilateral meetings with Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo, his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and Prime Minister of Malaysia Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

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Derrick Santistevan
Derrick Santistevan
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