FM Bilawal arrives in US for UNGA's 77th session

FM Bilawal arrives in US for UNGA's 77th session

New York (Agencies): Foreign Minister (FM) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has arrived in New York to participate in the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

The session’s high-level debate, in which some 140 leaders from around the world will take part, begins on Tuesday.

FM Bilawal had reached Washington Sunday morning from Samarkand where he took part in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's (SCO) Summit.

He had to travel to Washington as he missed his flight to New York. He came to New York by road Sunday evening from Washington.

The foreign minister was received by Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Munir Akram, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States (US), Masood Khan, Consul General in New York, Ayesha Ali and officials of the Pakistan Mission to the UN and the Consulate General.

FM Bilawal is scheduled to attend various high-level meetings and events, including bilateral meetings with a number of his counterparts, media and think-tank interactions, besides chairing the Group of 77 (developing countries) and China Annual Meeting of Foreign Ministers, OIC Annual Coordination Meeting of Foreign Ministers, and participation in the meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir.