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Pakistan calls for a win-win solution on Security Council reform

Islamabad: On invitation of the Italian Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Franco Frattini, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar, participated in the Ministerial Conference on “Global Governance and Security Council Reform” held in Rome on 16 May 2011. Stating Pakistan’s principled position, the Minister of State underlined the need for a comprehensive reform of the UN Security Council to be achieved through consensus and compromise. “The futility of unilateral and piecemeal initiatives based on rigid positions has [...]

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Statement of the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar, at the Ministerial Meeting on Global Governance and Security Council Reform

Islamabad: Foreign Minister Franco Frattini, President of the General Assembly, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen I would like to congratulate you on organizing this important Conference and on the very strong political participation by Member States here today. Cooperative arrangements and inclusive approaches are required to effectively address the diverse and complex global challenges of today. We can succeed by promoting common good and global cohesion instead of furthering individual agendas. The United Nations is indispensable in advancing this collective objective. [...]

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Pakistan condemns killing of Saudi official

Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan has strongly condemned the attack on the Saudi Consulate General’s car in Karachi on 16 May 2011, resulting in the death of an official of the diplomatic mission. The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar spoke to the Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal on phone and expressed her shock and anger over the killing and assured that a full investigation into the incident was underway and that perpetrators of [...]

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Resolution adopted by the Joint Session of Parliament on 14 May, 2011

Islamabad: The Senate of Pakistan and the National Assembly, in a Joint Session held on 13-14 May 2011, considered the situation arising from the unilateral US forces action in Abbottabad on 2 May 2011. After an in-depth discussion, including presentations made on the relevant issues by the Director General, Inter-Services Intelligence, Director General Military Operations and Deputy Chief of Air Staff Operations, the Joint Session of Parliament resolved as under: Condemned the US unilateral action in Abbottabad, which constitutes a [...]

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