- Created: Friday, 20 August 2010
Statement by H.E. Dr. Palitha Kohona
Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations
At the Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly on the
Humanitarian Situation resulting from the floods in Pakistan
19th August, 2010
My delegation wishes to express its appreciation to the President for initiating the Resolution on “Floods in Pakistan” which we have unanimously adopted and for convening this plenary meeting. We also thank the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Mr. Qureshi, for his presence at this meeting and for his detailed briefing. The updated information on the ground situation provided by the Secretary-General, including on the relief effort, is greatly appreciated.