Pakistan a good example for world to deal with Covid-19: President-elect UNGA
He praised Pakistan government s policies in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic and dealing with its socio-economic impact on the public.
He was addressing a news conference along with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad on Monday, saying that the world is currently faced with many challenges including humanitarian and deadly conflicts.
He said the unprecedented health challenge of Covid-19 is a threat with social political and economic consequences.
Extending condolences to Pakistan over the loss of lives it faced due to Covid-19, Volkan Bozkir said Pakistan has been a good example for the world to deal with the pandemic through its policies. He said Pakistan has done better than other countries.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also apprised him about the ongoing human rights’ violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) in the wake of India’s unilateral step of changing the valley’s constitutional status.
Qureshi highlighted that extrajudicial killings of Kashmiris by Indian occupying forces, indiscriminate firing on unarmed civilians and violence had become a norm in IIOJK.
He said Kashmir issue was an internationally recognized dispute, also endorsed by the UN Secretary General in his August 8, 2019 statement.