FM Bilawal in New York to attend global food security meeting

FM Bilawal in New York to attend global food security meeting

New York (Web Desk): Foreign Minister (FM) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari arrived in New York on Wednesday to participate in a ministerial meeting on ‘Global Food Security Call for Action’ and the Security Council’s open debate on ‘Maintenance of International Peace and Security – Conflict and Food Security’.

Upon arrival at the airport, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was received by Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN) Ambassador Munir Akram, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US Masood Khan, Deputy Permanent Representative Ambassador Aamir Khan, Consul General New York Ayesha Ali and other officers from Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the UN and the embassy.

The foreign minister arrived New York in a commercial flight.

According to a statement by the Foreign Office (FO), the foreign minister is visiting New York for a ministerial meeting to be held at the United Nations on May 18.

The meeting will bring together a regionally diverse group of countries including those most affected by food insecurity and those in a position to take action to address it.

The ministers will be invited to speak on humanitarian needs and longer-term development efforts required to save lives and build resilience for the future.

FM Bilawal will highlight Pakistan’s perspective and policy priorities in the two meetings.

Meanwhile, during his stay in New York, FM Bilawal will have other important engagements on the sidelines, including a bilateral meeting with the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.