Pakistan wants to contribute to global efforts towards non-proliferation, disarmament: Fatemi


GENEVA: Pakistanis are determined to tackle myriads of daunting challenges that beset the region, including disease, poverty, illiteracy, climate change and environmental degradation, a top government aide said on Tuesday.

Speaking at the plenary meeting of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi said a peaceful neighbourhood was the sine qua non for a prosperous society. He said that Pakistan attached a great importance to the conference’s role as world’s single multilateral disarmament negotiating body.