Ambassador Moazzam Ahmad Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to OPCW, while addressing the conference expressed Pakistan's unwavering commitment to the objectives and purposes of the convention. He reiterated Pakistan's firm resolve to continue to work with the international community for ensuring a world completely free of chemical weapons.
Being one of the first countries to accede to the Convention, Pakistan has always played an active role in the OPCW. Presently, Pakistan also serves as the Co-ordinator of the Asia Group in the OPCW Executive Council. This year experts from Pakistan also got elected as members of the Scientific Advisory Board and Advisory Board on Administrative and Financial Matters. In addition, Pakistan was also chosen as the new facilitator for the implementation of Article XI of the CWC which deals with international cooperation.-PR