UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrives in Pakistan


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in Pakistan on a three-day visit.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Islamabad on a historic visit to Pakistan, where he was welcomed by Permanent Representative of the United Nations Munir Akram and Director General of the United Nations Farrukh Iqbal.

On arriving in Pakistan, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that Pakistan is a reliable and permanent partner of the United Nations in peace efforts worldwide. He said that the purpose of the visit to Pakistan is to thank the people of Pakistan for their services.

According to UN Secretary-General Stephen Dojerik, Antonio Guterres will meet Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, and other leaders during the visit.

The spokesman said that the Secretary-General will also address the World Afghan Refugees Conference in Islamabad, which aims to highlight Pakistan’s 40-year hosting of Afghan refugees and bring Pakistan’s efforts to Afghan peace.

UN Secretary-General will inaugurate a photo exhibition in Islamabad tomorrow, depicting a 60-year journey with the United Nations in Pakistan. He will travel to Lahore on February 18, where he will meet interfaith leaders. He will also visit Badshahi Masjid and the Royal Fort and then Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.