Pakistan determined to achieve women’s empowerment: Maleeha

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UNITED NATIONS, Mar 20 (APP): Pakistan is determined to work towards achieving the targets set for gender equality and empowerment of women by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi has said. In her opening remarks at a side event organised by the Pakistan Mission to the UN during the 60th session of the Commission for the Status of Women (CSW), she said that Pakistan believes that there was an urgent need at this critical juncture to look back, see how far we have come, and how best to proceed from here with determination to fully achieve targets set by Goal 5 of the SDGs.