PM Imran pleased on Pakistan’s re-election to UNHRC

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed pleasure on Pakistan’s re-election to United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for another three year term.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed pleasure on Pakistan’s re-election to United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for another three year term.

The premier tweeted, “We remain committed to upholding human rights for all, prioritizing advancement of tolerance & constructive engagement. We stand resolute against Islamophobia & in support of mutual respect.”

He said that Pakistan will continue efforts towards consensus building and ensuring HRC’s work is guided by principles of universality, impartiality, dialogue & cooperation.

Imran Khan supporting the Kashmir cause highlighted that Pak will continue to expose human rights violations committed with impunity by the Indian occupation forces in IIOJK

“I commend the role of the Foreign Office and Pakistan’s Missions abroad in yet another diplomatic achievement, enhancing Pakistan’s profile and recognition on the international stage,” he wrote.

Earlier, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced in a tweet that has Pakistan re-elected to UN Human Rights Council, securing 169 votes from 193 members of UN General Assembly.

Since the establishment of UNHRC in 2006, it is the fifth time Pakistan has been elected to the UN human rights body. (With input from INP)

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