UNGA President Ms. Maria Fernanda Espionosa to visit Pakistan from Jan 18

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 14 (APP):At the invitation of the Government of Pakistan, President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Ms. Maria Fernanda Espionosa, will be in Islamabad from January 18-22.
     This visit to Pakistan is the first to any country in the Asia-Pacific region by the President  of the General Assembly (PGA), after her election, a Foreign Office statement issued here Monday said.Ms. Espionosa will call on the President and the Prime Minister.  The Foreign Minister will hold a 
meeting with the visiting dignitary.
	Apart from official engagements, the PGA will also meet members of the Women Parliamentary 
Caucus, Chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and visit Pakistan’s Peacekeeping Training Center. Ms. Espionosa will also address members of academia, think tanks
and students.
	This marks the second visit by the President of UN General Assembly since 2010.