UNGA President Maria Fernanda Espionosa to visit Pakistan from January 18-22


UNGA President Maria Fernanda Espionosa

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The President of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Maria Fernanda Espionosa will be in Islamabad from January 18-22, 2019 at the invitation of the Government of Pakistan.

This visit to Pakistan is the first to any Country in the Asia-Pacific region by the president of the UN general assembly after her election.

Maria Fernanda Espionosa will call on President Dr. Arif Ali and Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will also will hold a meeting with the visiting dignitary.

Apart from official engagements, the UN general assembly president will also meet members of the Women Parliamentary Caucus, Chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Dr Sania Nishtar and visit Pakistan’s Peacekeeping Training Center.

Espionosa will also address members of academia, think tanks and students.

This marks the second visit by the president of UN general assembly since 2010.

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