PM to co-convene first-ever Global Refugee Forum in Geneva.


ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan will be visiting Geneva to co-convene the first-ever Global Refugee Forum (GRF) commencing today on December 17, 2019. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Switzerland are co-hosting the GRF. Prime Minister Imran Khan, along with President Erdogan, and leaders from Costa Rica, Ethiopia and Germany, have been invited to co-convene the Forum in recognition of their exemplary role for the protection and well-being of refugees, says a statement issued by the foreign office spokesperson here on Monday. The Global Refugee Forum - the first major meeting on refugees of the 21st century - will be jointly hosted by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and the Government of Switzerland on December 17-18, 2019. United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres will also address the Forum.

The Forum is expected to galvanize political support and...

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