UN chief thanks Pakistan for giving 'full access' to UNMOGIP in Kashmir

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres met Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ)

Feb 18, 2020
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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres met Pakistan Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

During the meeting, matters of mutual interests, the overall regional security situation including the issues of Afghan refugees, Afghan reconciliation process and Kashmir dispute were discussed.

Guterres "thanked Pakistan for full access given to United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) in Kashmir", the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release said.

It added that the UN chief also said that there is a need to implement UN resolutions on the Kashmir issue.

Guterres once again acknowledged Pakistan's contribution to UN peacekeeping missions and "extraordinary achievements in counter-terrorism".

According to the statement, he commended the improved security situation in Pakistan and the country's efforts towards regional peace and stability.

Gen Bajwa during the meeting remarked that Pakistan is committed to achieving "a stable, peaceful and normalised Pakistan".

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