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PM Nawaz to highlight Kashmir issue in UNGA address today


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Miyaan Mohammad Nawaz Sharif is to address 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York today (Wednesday). 

The PM will highlight Pakistan’s policy on various important issues including Kashmir.

“He will articulate the Government’s vision of a peaceful neighbourhood and economic development, and share with the world community Pakistan’s position and priorities on key international and regional issues,” Foreign Office said.

Officials said the speech will be covering Kashmir dispute, Afghanistan issue, Pakistan’s counter terrorism efforts, relations with China and the situation in South Asia and Middle East.

The Prime Minister’s address will also focus on Indian interference in Pakistan, unprovoked Indian firing on the Line of Control and Working Boundary and a solution to Kashmir issue in accordance with the UN resolutions.

The sources said Pakistan has raised with international community the evidence of Indian involvement in acts of terrorism in its territory.

Over 150 world leaders are scheduled to attend this year’s session.

World’s media is eyeing PM Nawaz’s today’s speech and experts believe that this speech may lay down the first mile stone towards peaceful resolution of Kashmir.

Meanwhile, strong criticism is expected as according to a strategic expert, this address of Nawaz “will set Indian media on fire”