No Nawaz-Modi meeting on the agenda: Dar

NEW YORK – Federal Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Ishaq Dar said on Thursday there was no meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the agenda.

Speaking to journalists here after offering Eid prayer, the minister said that at this time nothing could be said about the meeting. He added that there was room for a meeting to take place on September 28.

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Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will address a UN Summit later this month which will adopt the post 2015 Development Agenda.

PM Nawaz will also co-host with President Barack Obama of the United States and other world leaders a Summit on UN Peacekeeping which would reaffirm the political commitment and support of member states to UN Peacekeeping.

The Pakistani leader would also participate in a high level roundtable on South South Cooperation and the Global Leaders Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment being hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

PM Nawaz will also hold bilateral meetings with several world leaders on the margins of the UNGA Session. Diplomats said Nawaz’s participation at the UNGA signifies Pakistan’s continuing strong role and engagement with the United Nations and the international community to promote collective responses to the multifaceted challenges of global peace security and development.

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