Islamabad- Ambassador-designate to the United Nations Maliha Lodhi called on President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad today.

The president felicitated Lodhi on her appointment as Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN. He said Pakistan faces multiple challenges at the international level and appointment of an experienced and seasoned envoy like Dr Maliha Lodhi at this critical juncture is the prudent decision.

The president expressed his confidence that Lodhi will live up to the expectations of the nation. In her remarks, Maliha Lodhi said she will utilize the best of her abilities to promote the positive image of Pakistan and protect the country's interests at the world's highest forum.