PM's debt relief call for developing nations welcomed at UN: FO
Presidents of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council have welcomed the statement
ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call to provide debt relief to developing countries has been welcomed at the global stage, the Foreign Office said on Sunday.
In a statement, the foreign office said that the Prime Minister’s call for a Global Initiative on Debt Relief has been widely welcomed at the United Nations including by the Presidents of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.
It further stated that Pakistan will convene a group of interested countries in consultation with the UN and other international institutions to commence consultations on further steps that can be taken to evolve a comprehensive solution to the debt challenges of developing countries resulting from COVID-19.
The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister are speaking to a number of leaders to discuss the need for a coordinated and comprehensive solution to the debt issue, the statement said.