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Maliha Stands for Middle-income Nations’ Assistance

New York (December 06, 2018): Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi has called for helping the middle-income countries to attain long-term debt sustainability and financial inclusion.

According to details, Maleeha Lodhi while speaking at a debate in the UN General Assembly, stressed on obstacles faced by middle-income countries in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.Highlighting the middle-income countries’ leading role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals, she said that these countries contribute almost half of the global GDP, but they are also home to seventy-three percent of the world’s poor.

The Pakistani envoy urged the United Nations and all other stakeholders to focus attention on middle-income countries, which have a large concentration of the poor population, for the achievement of SDGs.

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