A big diplomatic achievement for Pakistan
ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has described restoration of Islamabad's status as family station by the United Nations as big achievement of Pakistan.
Talking to media in Islamabad on Friday, he said this decision reflects confidence of international organizations in Pakistan.
The Minister said the UN decision will help build trust as well as increase investment in Pakistan.
Meanwhile, Pakistan has welcomed the United Nations' decision to restore the status of Islamabad as family station for its international staff, after a comprehensive review of the security situation.
In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Faisal said such a determination and classification is a rightful acknowledgement of the turnaround in the security environment in Pakistan.
He said we look forward to working closely with the United Nations system in Pakistan, facilitating the valuable work that the UN officials carry out throughout the country and extending a cordial welcome to their families.