Pakistan assures full support to UN efforts for stability in Yemen

PakistanPakistan assures full support to UN efforts for stability in Yemen

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Friday assured that Pakistan will continue its support and cooperation for UN-sponsored endeavors towards bringing peace and stability in Yemen.

He was talking to noble peace laureate Ms. Tawakkol Abdel-Salam Karman who called on him here at Foreign Office.

She was accompanied by Yemeni Ambassador Mr. Ahmed Qaid Al-Horary.

Ms. Karman briefed the Advisor to the Prime Minister about the present situation in Yemen and solicited Pakistan’s support for international efforts towards resolving the crisis.

The visiting noble laureate thanked the government of Pakistan for providing one million US dollars for rehabilitation efforts in Yemen.

The Advisor briefed Ms. Karman about the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb and its positive results which had eliminated terrorist’s networks.

He also highlighted about economic gains program achieved after improved security environment Pakistan.

“The focus of the present government was to strengthen good relations with our neighbouring countries and promote regional connectivity in transport, energy and trade,” he added.

The Advisor specially mentioned about China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which would improve regional connectivity between South Asia, West Asia and Central Asia.

Ms. Karman is a journalist, politician and human rights activist who was awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 being first Arab woman and second Muslim woman to win a Nobel Prize. She is co-founder of “Women Journalists Without Chain.”

Source: APP

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