NEW YORK CITY: Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi has said on Wedneday that Pakistan cannot limit its nuclear programme unilaterally.
“Pakistan’s nuclear programme cannot be limited,” she said. “The world should first put an end to nuclear activities undertaken by India,” she added.
This she stated while addressing a joint press conference with Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry in New York on Tuesday.
Speaking on the occasion, Aizaz Chaudhry said that the world acknowledges efforts and sacrifices rendered by Pakistan in fight against terrorism. He further said that no other state had acted against terrorism as much as Pakistan had.
The Foreign Office Secretary and envoy to the UNO, Lodhi had held a joint press briefing yesterday to report on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s meetings with leaders of the world ahead of the UNGA speech.
The premier met with the fresh British PM, Theresa May, Muhammad bin Nayef, crown prince of Saudi Arabia, premier of New Zealand among others.
Nawaz Sharif also convened a meeting with Secretary of the State, John Kerry.