Stranded Pakistani Pilgrims in Iraq sent back home: FO Spokesperson

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Stranded Pakistani Pilgrims in Iraq sent back home: FO Spokesperson

Foreign Office Spokesperson, Dr. Muhammad Faisal says Pakistan's Embassy in Iraq has successfully managed to send all stranded Pakistani Pilgrims back to the country. In a tweet today, he said an inquiry is being initiated against the tour operators whose inefficiency led to the problem for the Pakistani Zaireen.

He appreciated Ambassador Sajid Bilal and his team for their efforts on this count.

Adoption of 3 resolutions by UN is testimony to Pakistan’s commitment to regional & int'l peace: FO

Spokesperson for the Foreign Office Dr. Mohammad Faisal says adoption of three resolutions by the main committee of the United Nations is a testimony to Pakistan’s commitment to regional and international peace and security.

In a tweet message today, he said Pakistan will continue bringing more focus on these, with a view to supporting global disarmament efforts.

These resolutions, moved by Pakistan and adopted on Thursday, focused on regional disarmament, conventional arms control at regional and sub-regional levels as well as confidence building measures in the regional and sub-regional context.

Dr Faisal said the resolutions underscored the importance of regional approaches to disarmament which complemented global disarmament efforts and stressed the need for promoting confidence-building measures for enhancing regional and international peace and security.

Earlier, the committee adopted Pakistan’s annual resolution on assuring non-nuclear weapon states against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons by a strong majority of 122 votes.