PM Abbasi arrives in New York for UNGA

Vice President of GE calls on PM Abbasi


Sardar Sikander September 19, 2017
PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrives in New York. PHOTO: RADIO PAKISTAN

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in New York on Tuesday to attend the 72nd UN General Assembly session at the United Nations Headquarters.

In his address to the UNGA on Thursday, PM Abbasi will reiterate Pakistan’s commitment to peace and security in the region, enunciate the country’s position on the Kashmir dispute with India and apprise the international community of success in pursuing its economic and development objective.

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The prime minister is scheduled to meet UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, US Vice President Mike Pence and interact with other global political and business leaders and media personalities on the sidelines of the session.

Meanwhile he will also address the Council on Foreign Relations and interact with the US-Pakistan Business Council.

Vice-President General Electric calls on PM Abbasi

Vice-President of GE called on PM Abbasi in New York on Tuesday, reiterating the company’s commitment to expand business in Pakistan.  He observed that Pakistan is an important market for GE and expressed intent to invest in locomotives fabrication and health sector system delivery.

PM Abbasi heads to New York to represent Pakistan at UN

Appreciating GE’s long association with the country, the prime minister said Pakistan had immensely benefitted from the company’s expertise. He stressed that the government was open to investment by foreign companies. “We are looking forward for more American companies to invest in diverse fields in Pakistan”, he said.

COMMENTS (1)

Sodomite | 4 years ago | Reply WOW!! VP of GE met the PM!!!!! That's really big news event for Pakistan. The Chairman of GE meets Modi as GE manufactures Aircraft Engines and parts in India. Go figure that!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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