PM boldly highlighted issues in UNGA: Qayyum

ISLAMABAD: Senator of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Lt. Gen (Retd) Abdul Qayyum on Friday said Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi courageously and boldly highlighted all important issues including Afghanistan and Kashmir dispute in United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Talking to a private news channel, he termed the address of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi a comprehensive and appropriate.

Abdul Qayyum said the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif held meetings with foreign leaders sideline of UNGA and presented Pakistan’s view point before them.

Khawaja Mohammad Asif held a meaningful meeting with Russian Foreign Minister, he said and added that all world leaders acknowledged Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terrorism.

He said Pakistan had rendered more sacrifices in war against terrorism as compared to other country of the world.

Regarding Afghanistan issue, he said Pakistan was ready to cooperate with Afghanistan to resolve the issue. “We have improved boarder management with Afghanistan.”

Former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi lauded the Prime Minister address in UNGA and said Shahid Khaqan Abbasi comprehensively presented Pakistan’s stance.

He said the world was aware of achievement and sacrifices of Pakistan in war against terrorism.

He said improvement in relations with Russia was delightful.