Primer Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday announced his departure to Geneva for the International Conference on Resilient Pakistan along with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres which is aimed at marshaling support to rebuild the country after devastating floods.
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Climate minister Change Sherry Rehman, and Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marryium Aurangzeb also with the official visit of the prime minister.
While Taking to Twitter, the Prime minister said that he will take the opportunity to present the case of flood victims before the world and throw light on steps the government has taken for relief and rehabilitation.
“We will place a comprehensive post-disaster framework plan for recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction with resilience before development partners and friendly countries. Bridging the funding gap is key to restoring critical infrastructure, rebuilding lives and livelihoods, and reviving the economy,” the premier wrote.
PM Shehbaz further said that millions of Pakistanis affected by unprecedented devastation look for compassion and solidarity to build back better.
In the inaugural high-level opening event, the official document would be unveiled over reconstruction and rehabilitation of the flood-affected areas, and feature partner support announcements.
Prime minister Shhebaz and the UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres will also hold a joint press stakeout.
Leaders and high-level representatives from several countries and international financial institutions, foundations, and funds are expected to attend the conference, both in person and virtual format