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19 September 2017 NEW YORK (Please check against delivery) Bismillah Rahman-ur-Rahim Mr. President, Distinguished Heads of State and Government, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, As I stand here before you today, I am reminded that the wise men and women of 1945 displayed a unique capacity to learn from and act on lessons of history. Shaped by the Great Depression, and tempered by the carnage of World War 2, they established global order through institutions that would provide security and stability for generations to come. The UN, the IMF, the World Bank and other organizations were founded to coordinate responses to…

New Delhi, India April 29, 2015 In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Compassionate Mr. Vice-President Ansari, Ambassador Bhatia, distinguished audience, ladies and gentlemen! It is a pleasure to be with you tonight. I apologize in advance for being much briefer than I intended to, because you cannot make the President of India wait. First of all, my deepest sympathies to the people of Nepal. I have had the pleasure of walking the mountains of Nepal repeatedly, and having been a privileged observer during their remarkable process of democracy, all our hearts go to them.…

New Delhi, India April 28, 2015 Besmillah-e-Rahman-e-Rahim. Honorable Prime Minster Modi, the distinguished Indian delegations, member of the press, First of all, let me express my deepest sympathies to the people of Nepal. I have had the pleasure of visiting Nepal repeatedly, I have walked those mountains, once a 180 km road and ones a 200. I have engaged intensely, and in this hour, I salute like you, their courage, their resilience, their determination. And your leadership and martialing SAARC resources in this crucial hour are re-assuring to the people of Nepal and to the people of the region. Natural…

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