“2021 was a profitable yr for Pakistan’s multilateral diplomacy right here on the United Nations,” he stated in a New 12 months message launched on Saturday.
Led by the ambassador, the Pakistan Mission to the UN missed no alternative to lift a voice in opposition to India’s army siege, unlawful occupation in Jammu and Kashmir, and big human rights violations.
“We continued to make the authorized, political and ethical case for Kashmiris freedom wrestle. We underscored that beneath worldwide legislation they’ve the precise to withstand, with all means at their disposal, and attain their inalienable proper to self-determination,” the Pakistani envoy stated.
The case, he added, was additionally contained in a Pakistan-sponsored decision on the common realisation of the precise of peoples to self-determination which was adopted by consensus by the UN Normal Meeting.
In one other accomplishment, Pakistan efficiently concluded its presidency of the Financial and Social Council (ECOSOC), having additionally adopted the Ministerial Declaration of the Excessive degree Political Discussion board HLPF by consensus – a sign of convergence on the worldwide restoration and SDG (Sustainable Growth Targets) agenda.
“We’re decided to play a constructive function as a Chairman of Group of 77 (growing nations) for the yr 2022,” the ambassador stated.
As the following Chair of the Group of 77 and China, he stated Pakistan hoped to work with members of the Group to advertise such a growth agenda, together with debt restructuring, redistribution of the 650 billion new SDRs to growing nations, bigger concessional financing, mobilisation of the $100 billion in annual local weather finance by the developed nations, ending the billions in illicit monetary flows from the growing nations and the return of their stolen belongings, and the creation of an equitable and open buying and selling system and a good worldwide tax regime.
Pakistan additionally took the lead on combating disinformation via Pakistan-sponsored decision which was adopted with consensus, it was identified.
As well as, Pakistan raised the problem of Islamophobia within the UN. “Our decision on inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue, which requires respect for spiritual symbols and refers to respectable restrictions on freedom of expression, was adopted by an amazing majority by the final meeting.”
“2021 proved to be an essential yr for peace course of in Afghanistan,” ambassador Akram stated.
“We proceed to advertise and spotlight Pakistan’s key function in facilitating the Afghan’s humanitarian help and our efforts to make sure an enduring peace within the area.”
The final meeting additionally adopted 4 resolutions tabled by Pakistan on regional disarmament, typical arms management, and confidence-building measures at regional ranges and adverse safety assurances.
As one of many high troop contributors to UN Peacekeeping, Pakistan continued to serve to maintain peace in far-flung missions.
Pakistan demonstrated a powerful dedication to the peacekeeping ministerial course of, the ambassador stated.
Pakistan persistently advocated for a powerful people-centric worldwide response to Covid-19 primarily based on solidarity and cooperation to assist international financial restoration, achievement of the SDGs, whereas addressing the challenges confronted by growing nations.
“We’ve got additionally made a powerful name for an equitable and common entry to vaccine, whereas giving precedence to susceptible teams,” he stated.