Comments by Acting Permanent Representative, Mr. Aamar Aftab Qureshi during the Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food and Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment (34th Session of HRC) 8 March 2017

Mr. President, We thank both the Special Rapporteurs for their reports. Right to food is a basic human right and is linked with the enjoyment of a range of other rights. In Pakistan concerted efforts are being made to ensure food security through a number of policy initiatives, including, among others, establishment of Ministry of…