Masood Khan, Pak Representative to UN calls on PM

Islamabad: Mr Masood Khan, Pakistan Representative to United Nations, called on Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf here Monday and informed him that Pakistan would assume the Presidentship of United Nations Security Council for a month in January 2013.

He also apprised the Prime Minister of the activities being organized by Pakistan’s Permanent Mission at the United Nations during January 2013.

Mr Masood informed the Prime Minister that the Mission was arranging sessions on “Comprehensive approach on counter terrorism” as well as “Role of Peace Keeping.” Pakistan is one of the largest contributors of peace keeping troops to the United Nations, he added.

The Prime Minister said that the election of Pakistan as President of the UN Security Council was an acknowledgement of its role in international relations as well as its standing in the comity of Nations.

The Prime Minister expressed the hope that Pakistan would continue to play its role for maintenance of world peace and security.

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