Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar participated virtually in the High-Level International Donor’s Conference for Ukraine held on 5 May 2022 in Warsaw, Poland.

The Minister of State appreciated the efforts of the Prime Minister of Poland and Prime Minister of Sweden for organizing the Conference for humanitarian assistance for the Ukrainian people. She expressed deep concern at the continuation of war, increasing number of civilian causalities, deteriorating humanitarian situation, and refugee crisis.

The Minister of State reiterated Pakistan’s principled stance for universal and consistent application of UN Charter principles – including non-use or threat of use of force, respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity of states, pacific settlement of disputes, and equal security for all States in order to ensure lasting peace and security. The Minister of State added that Pakistan continued to call for immediate cessation of hostilities and stressed the need for diplomacy and dialogue for an early, negotiated end to the Ukraine conflict.

The Minister of State informed that Pakistan was in the process of dispatching a second consignment of humanitarian supplies to the Ukrainian people. The first consignment was delivered in March 2022, carrying over 15 tones of humanitarian assistance including food and medicines.

6 May 2022

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