Pakistan committed to achieve globally agreed SDGs: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan committed to achieve globally agreed SDGs: Maleeha Lodhi

NEW YORK: At the United Nations, Pakistan says it will continue to work towards achieving the globally agreed sustainable development goals despite economic challenges.
Addressing the third global workshop on Voluntary National Reviews at the 2019 High Level Political Forum, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi said these goals aimed at ending poverty, fighting inequalities and tackling climate change through innovative, targeted and focused implementation strategies in all fields.
She said a key aspect of the implementation strategy is strengthening existing alliances and forging new ones, leveraging technology and mobilizing finance.
Maleeha Lodhi said Pakistan has launched its National SDGs Framework in 2018 to plan, strategize and optimize the full potential of SDGs in the country.
She said that through political commitment and ownership, Pakistan has been able to integrate SDGs into its national development agenda.

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