PM: (PM urges UN to play role in promoting peace in region)

June 9, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif has urged the UN Secretary General to play a proactive role in promoting peace and normalization in the region.

The Prime Minister expressed these views as he met with the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon on the sidelines of the International Conference on the Implementation of the International Decade for Action “Water for Life” 2005-15 in Dushanbe.

He said it was incumbent on the UN Security Council to ensure early implementation of its commitment as reflected in the UNSC resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir.

The Prime Minister reiterated to the Secretary General that the overriding foreign policy priority of his government is the establishment of a peaceful neighborhood, which is vital for the well-being and prosperity of the entire region. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon recalled his visit to Islamabad and spoke of his great admiration of the prime minister’s bold and far-sighted policies.