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Lodhi briefs UN secy general on plight of Kashmiris in farewell call

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s outgoing Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr Maleeha Lodhi, called on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York and apprised him on the plight of people in India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoJ&K).

Maleeha Lodhi thanked Antonio Guterres for the friendly cooperation that he extended to the Pakistan Mission in New York.

“In my farewell call on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres I thanked him for the close cooperation that the Pakistan Mission in NY had with him and his office during my tenure,” she said.

Lodhi also briefed him on the situation of the people in occupied Jammu and Kashmir who are suffering at the hands of Indian forces.

“In my farewell call on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres I briefed him on the plight of the people in occupied J & Kashmir suffering under a cruel lockdown, & also thanked him for his statement of 8 August and subsequently on the situation in IOJ&K,” she said in a tweet.

“Officers and staff of the Pakistan Mission to the UN observed 5 minutes of silence today to express our solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir who continue to suffer under a continuing lockdown and curfew,” she added.



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