Re-election to UNHRC shows Pakistan’s performance over last three years: FM

News Desk

Pakistan’s re-election to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an important diplomatic achievement, the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said, adding that Pakistan was supported by every region in its election to the human rights council.

According to media reports, the Foreign Minister has stated these in a statement on Wednesday. He said influential and important countries also backed Pakistan.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that this vote also shows Pakistan’s performance in the human rights council over the last three years. The world today is recognizing Pakistan’s role, he said.

“Human rights violations has increased in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) and becoming part of the human rights council at this critical time is a big achievement,” he added.