Editing office - Geneva
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations has declared Pakistan ‘Family Station’ for its international staff with effect from June 14.
This was informed by International Civil Service Commission of the UN in a letter to Pakistan’s Permanent Ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi.
According to the letter from the chairman of the UN body, the United Nations has discontinued the non-family status of the duty station Islamabad, Pakistan effective 14 June 2019.
The decision is based on the recommendation by the Under-Secretary General of the United Nations Department of Safety and Security who evaluated the security situation in Islamabad and recommended lifting of family restrictions.