UNGA's Dis­ar­ma­ment Com­mit­tee adopts 3 Pak­istani Res­o­lu­tions

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NEW YORK: Three res­o­lu­tions pro­posed by Pak­istan were adopted on Thurs­day by the United Na­tions Gen­eral Assem­bly's (UNGA) First Com­mit­tee with over­whelm­ing sup­port, how­ever, In­dia was the sole coun­try to vote against the res­o­lu­tion.

The res­o­lu­tion on con­ven­tional arms con­trol was adopted by a large ma­jor­ity of 179 coun­tries.

The res­o­lu­tions fo­cus on re­gional dis­ar­ma­ment, con­ven­tional arms con­trol at re­gional and subre­gional lev­els as well as Con­fi­dence Build­ing Mea­sures (CBMs) in the re­gional and sub-re­gional con­text.

Pak­istan's Am­bas­sador at the UN Maleeha Lodhi de­scribed the adop­tion of th­ese res­o­lu­tions with the sup­port of an over­whelm­ing ma­jor­ity of coun­tries as ac­knowl­edge­ment of Pak­istan's com­mit­ment to pro­mote the ob­jec­tives of re­gional and global dis­ar­ma­ment.

She also stated that th­ese res­o­lu­tions rep­re­sented Pak­istan's con­tri­bu­tion to fur­ther­ing the goals of re­gional and global dis­ar­ma­ment within the frame­work of the United Na­tions and demon­strated the coun­try's

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