UNGA's Disarmament Committee adopts 3 Pakistani Resolutions
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