ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will hold an important meeting with US President Donald Trump in New York on Monday during which the situation in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir is expected to come under discussion.
Imran Khan will also meet with his British Counterpart Boris Johnson, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Swiss President Ueli Maurer, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and China’s Vice President Wang Qishan.
Other important engagements of the prime minister include meetings with World Bank President David Malpass and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Imran Khan will also address the US Council of Foreign Relations.
He is scheduled to speak at the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019 in New York as well.
On Sept 22, leading Republican Senator Lindsey Graham called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in New York on Sunday.
Prime Minister Khan is in New York for participation in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. Senator Graham chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee and is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
The prime minister and Senator Graham discussed bilateral relations and the regional situation. The PM appreciated Senator Graham’s support for strengthening Pakistan-US relations.
Prime Minister Khan expressed his grave concern over the deteriorating situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He said India’s lockdown in Kashmir had created a humanitarian crisis and posed a threat for regional stability. He said the United States could play a positive role in resolving the Kashmir dispute, which was the main obstacle to lasting peace in South Asia.