UN adopts three Pak resolutions on disarmament and arms control
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UN adopts three Pak resolutions on disarmament and arms control

Islamabad, Nov 9: Three resolutions proposed by Pakistan have been adopted by the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) First Committee, a Radio Pakistan report said.

Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations, said in a Tweet that resolutions are on regional disarmament, conventional arms control at regional and sub-regional level as well as Confidence Building Measures in the regional and sub-regional context.

The resolution on conventional arms control was adopted by a large majority of 179 countries.

Ms Lodhi 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 commitment to strengthening international peace and security.

On November 1, the Committee had adopted Pakistan’s resolution on assuring non-nuclear weapon states against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons by 122 votes. (UNI)