Islamabad, May 27, 2021 (PPI-OT): President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed Pakistan’s strong commitment to the central role of the UN in upholding multilateralism to foster peace, prosperity and harmony around the globe. Talking to President of the United Nations General Assembly Volkan Bozkir, in Islamabad on Thursday, he called for the implementation of the UN resolutions that affirmed the inalienable right to self-determination of the peoples of Palestine and Jammu and Kashmir.
To mitigate the social and economic impacts of Covid-19 on the developing countries, the President underscored the importance of ensuring universal and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccine. He commended the role of PGA in convening a special meeting of the General Assembly on 21 May 2021 to discuss the situation in Palestine.
He underlined the need to promote morality, tolerance, justice and righteousness in international relations and all platforms of United Nations in order to address contemporary forms of racism such as Islamophobia. PGA Mr. Bozkir briefed the President on the various initiatives undertaken during his Presidency of the UN General Assembly to address key international political and socio-economic issues.
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