PM Imran to raise Kashmir issue at 75th UNGA session

Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to highlight Kashmir issue once again at 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session on September 25th.

PM Imran Khan is scheduled to address 75th UNGA session on 25th September via video-link due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The 193-member UNGA is the most powerful United Nations body after its United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and PM Imran once again, is likely to highlight Kashmir issue in front of the multinational body.

According to the official list of speakers set to address the UNGA session, PM Imran is scheduled to address the gathering virtually on 25th September.

Munir Akram – Pakistan’s ambassador to UN, has reassured that the premier will be speaking on Kashmir issue to highlight Indian atrocities and human rights violation in the disputed valley.

“I expect that the prime minister will once again raise the cause of the Kashmiri people for self-determination and Azadi from Indian oppression,” he said.

As per the initial reports, United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to address 75th UNGA session on the opening day on September 22, whereas the Indian PM Narendra Modi is expected to speak to the session on 26th September, a day after PM Imran Khan.

The speeches made by head of states will be limited to 15 minutes.

In addition to it, the 75th UNGA session will also indulge upon various global issues such as elimination of nuclear weapons, climate change, terrorism and others.

UNGA President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande had earlier asked each member state, observer state and European Union to submit pre-recorded video by their respective representatives.

The UNGA session is scheduled from September 22nd to September 29th.