UNITED NATIONS: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in New York to lead the Pakistan delegation to the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The 193-member Assembly is set to begin its high-level debate on Tuesday. The prime minister is scheduled to address the General Assembly on September 27.
The prime minister will attend the opening session of the General Assembly today (Tuesda) where US President Obama will give speech.
Sources said that a meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Nawaz Sharif will take place on September 6.
The earliest and introductory meeting with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh is expected on September 29 at the breakfast.
The premier arrives in the New York when over 80 Christians were killed in suicide bombing at a Peshawar Church.
Sartaj Aziz, Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs told Geo News that Pakistan was committed to protect minorities and will assure the international community at the United Nations in this regard.