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PM thanks Guterres and Erdogan for strong protection of Pakistan flood relief action on UN platform

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday expressed his gratitude to UN Secretary General António Guterres and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. for strongly in favor of need for urgent collective action in commemoration of massive floods in Pakistan.

“Thank you, Secretary General António Guterres for your strong defense of plight of flood victims and prank world attention to the most urgent action issue of climate change,” he said. posted on his handle on Twitter.

UN Secretary General António Guterres on Tuesday highlighted massive destruction caused climate change, saying he saw it himself in Pakistan, where, according to him, one-third of the country was flooded by the monsoon on steroids”.

prime minister emphasized that international community need move from talking about climate change to taking action together.

Prime Minister Sharif thanked Turkish President Erdogan for highlighting need for international assistance to Pakistan in its post-flood problems in in shape of relief and rehabilitation.

“My brother President Erdogan highlights in need for continuation international help help pakistani deal with catastrophic flood,” he said in another tweet.

prime minister also acknowledged the ongoing support of President Erdogan for right to self-determination of Kashmiris of Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

“We thank the President for its consistent support for rights of Kashmiris of IIOJK,” he said.

Meanwhile, World Bank Group President David Malpass and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Ms. Karistalina Georgieva called separately. on Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif.

During the meetings held on aside of 77th session of UN General Assembly, the two sides discussed economic issues faced Pakistan with special mention of the situation after the devastating floods in country.


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