PM's Message on the occasion of the United Nations Day (24 October 2019)

Message from the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
on the occasion of the United Nations Day
(24 October 2019)
 
The United Nations Day serves as a reminder for us to collectively reaffirm our support to the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter.
From playing a proactive role in the struggle against colonialism to the protection and promotion of fundamental human rights, Pakistan is proud to have played its part in upholding the noble ideals espoused by the United Nations.
While the United Nations has served as a beacon of hope against privations of injustice and oppression to millions, our work is far from over. Universal ideals of the Charter continue to be violated in plain sight of the international community across many parts of the world – nowhere more egregiously than in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K).  
One of the oldest issues on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council, situation in IOJ&K serves as an ignominious reminder of a brutal and oppressive occupation that has already lasted a lifetime. The people of Jammu and Kashmir are still waiting for the international community to fulfill its promise to provide them with the opportunity to freely exercise their inalienable right to self-determination.
We urge the UN Security Council to fulfill its commitment and implement its own resolutions.
Pakistan, as an ardent supporter of a rules based international system, will always stand with the United Nations in our common quest to leave no one behind.