KAMPALA, Uganda: The Additional Foreign Secretary (United Nations) Ambassador Syed Haider Shah delivered Pakistan’s national statement at the Third South Summit of the Group of 77 & China held in Kampala, Uganda.
The additional foreign secretary called for enhanced international cooperation, particularly among countries of the Global South, to move forward on sustainable development and for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the agreed climate goals.
Ambassador Syed Haider Shah called upon developed countries to deliver on their historical commitments and support the Global South in achieving the SDGs.
The ambassador expressed support for the UN Secretary-General’s call for provision of adequate financial resources for the recently operationalized Loss and Damage fund.
Ambassador Syed Haider Shah underlined the need for G-77 & China to collectively work for a more just and equitable international order and reform of the international financial architecture, to make it more representative and responsive to the needs and priorities of developing countries.
The additional foreign secretary underscored the need for unity and solidarity among the developing countries to address the common contemporary challenges to global peace and development.