Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will leave for the United States on Tuesday to lead Pakistan’s delegation at a ministerial-level meeting on global food security in New York on Wednesday.

The meeting, convened by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, is aimed at responding to the escalating food prices across the world in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

According to diplomatic sources, the meeting will review the urgent humanitarian needs and identify steps to build resilience for the future.

The ministerial meeting will be followed by a UN Security Council debate on “Conflict and Food Security” the following day.

During his visit, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will also hold meetings with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, President of UN General Assembly Abdullah Shahid and some bilateral meetings with his counterparts.

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