UNGA: FM Bilawal Bhutto misses flight for New York

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will reach Washinton on Sunday to take part in 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) starting September 20th, ARY News reported on Saturday quoting diplomatic sources.

The overseas minister needed to depart for New York immediately (Saturday) from Samarkand – the place the latter was staying for SCO summit – however missed his flight.

FM Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will now land in Washington tomorrow (Sunday) within the afternoon.

During his keep, Foreign Minister Bilawal would meet his US counterpart Antony Blinken in New York on the sidelines of the UN common Assembly session.

Diplomatic sources advised ARY News that the assembly has been scheduled by diplomatic channels and this may be the third ministerial stage contact between Pakistan and the United States for the reason that change of the federal government in Paki­stan in April this 12 months.

Foreign Minister Bilawal can be a part of PM Shehbaz Sharif’s delegation to 77th UNGA session.

Earlier within the day, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif left for the United States through London to take part within the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) starting September 20th.

The PM would first land in London to attend the funeral of deceased British monarch Queen Elizabeth II on the British authorities’s invitation.

The PM can be anticipated to satisfy his elder brother Nawaz Sharif earlier than leaving for the UNGA session.

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