Prime Minister, Imran Khan will be addressing UN General Assembly session next week, according to the speakers list issued, on Tuesday.
On September 24, The prime minister will address the 76th session of 193-member General Assembly through a video link, two days after the beginning of the general debate.
The General Assembly opened on Tuesday afternoon, with Abdulla Shahid of Maldives in the chair, Shahid has been elected the General Assembly President, replacing Volkan Bozkir of Turkey.
This year, the theme of the General Assembly is: “Building resilience through hope – to recover from Covid-19, rebuild sustainability, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations”.
Moreover, US President Joe Biden, King Abdullah of Jordan and besides the presidents of Turkey, Brazil, Venezuela and Palestine as well as prime ministers of the UK, Japan and India will be among the leaders present at UN headquarters to deliver their speeches.
Presidents of Iran, Egypt, France, Indonesia, South Africa and Zimbabwe will be delivering pre-recorded statements this year.
Earlier in 2020, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated that Turkey favors to resolve the issue of Kashmir with dialogue at UN General Assembly, according to UN resolutions & according to the wishes of Kashmiris.
Erdogan termed Kashmir’s conflict a key to bring stability to the peace of South Asia, and the steps taken following the abolition of the special status of Jammu & Kashmir have further complicated the problem.
Celebrities of the renowned Drama series “Ertugrul Ghazi” also tweeted about it where Esra Bilgic aka Halima Sultan, tweeted that, ” Kashmir will be free soon InshaAllah”
PM Imran Khan has also appreciated that President Erdogan once again raised his voice in support of the rights of the Kashmiri people during his address to UNGA.