PM asks Pakistan’s UN Mission to project country’s positive, soft image


ISLAMABAD, Jan 1 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday directed Pakistan’s mission to the United Nations to project a positive and soft image of Pakistan, that was endeavouring for regional and international peace.
Talking to Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN), who called on him here at the PM House, he appreciated the able representation of Pakistan at the UN.
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said the Mission’s responsibility in strengthening Pakistan’s role and contribution to the United Nations in the months ahead will be important.
“We should effectively utilize our presence in the UN to project a positive and soft image of Pakistan.”
He said Pakistan needs to be shown as “a progressive democratic state, committed to the well being and prosperity of its people, and to the regional and international peace and security.”
Dr Maleeha Lodhi briefed the Prime Minister on the endeavours of the Mission for protecting and promoting Pakistan’s interests.
The Permanent Representative informed the Prime Minister that the international community supports Pakistan’s successful counter-terrorism efforts.