ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called upon the UN Secretary-General for implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir issue.
In his meeting with Ban Ki-moon in New York on Sunday, the Prime Minister called for plebiscite for resolution of the longstanding issue of Jammu and Kashmir. He also raised the issue of ceasefire violation by India on the Line of Control and the Working Boundary with the UN Secretary-General.
He urged the UN Chief to play his role in ending unprovoked ceasefire violation by India. The UN Secretary-General expressed concerned over tension between Pakistan and India.
He offered his good offices and called for dialogue between Pakistan and India. Briefing the UN Chief about his domestic agenda, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said fight against terror is the top priority.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan seeks to have new relationship with Afghanistan. Pakistan is ready to assist Afghanistan in the process of reconciliation when asked. The UN Secretary-General lauded Pakistan’s contribution to UN peacekeeping efforts and paid tributes to its peace-keepers.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that by adopting the Post-2015 Development Agenda, we, as the global community, are committing ourselves to a shared vision of inclusive growth and development, ensuring that ‘no one is left behind’.
He was speaking at the UN Summit for the Adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda New York on Sunday. He said the focus is on transforming our economies and livelihoods, building cohesive, just and peaceful societies, and protecting our planet.
He said meaningful implementation of this agenda demands matching resources.