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The public debate at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva came just over a month after the royal insider-turned-critic was murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
During his speech, Qureshi outlined Pakistan's priorities with a particular focus on social and economic development, poverty alleviation, job creation and institutional reforms.
Jamal Khashoggi, 60, is feared to have been killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Turkish police on Monday searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time since Khashoggi, a Saudi national and US resident who was critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman went missing
The 18 new members were elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries needed a minimum of 97 votes to get elected to the Council.
The 193-member UN General Assembly held elections here for new members to the UN Human Rights Council.
Along with India, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Fiji and the Philippines will also stake a claim in the same regional group.
Several political activists have highlighted the issues concerning the people of PoK, who have been facing persecution by Islamabad.
The report, launched by her predecessor Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, had been critical of the human rights situation in Kashmir, particularly the use of pellet guns as a measure of crowd control.
Arrested in 1975 under Pinochet's military regime, Michelle Bachelet was held for several weeks at the infamous Villa Grimaldi interrogation and torture centre in Santiago.
She was a young member of the Socialist Party, and her time in a secret prison was an ordeal that she prefers not to talk about, saying only in her autobiography that she suffered "physical hardships.
Since its withdrawal, doubts have been raised about the resolutions which held Sri Lanka accountable for alleged human rights abuses committed by both government troops and the LTTE in 2009.
India has rejected Al Hussein's report in which he had called for a commission of inquiry by the Human Rights Council to conduct an independent international investigation in the valley.
UN human rights experts on Wednesday demanded that a Myanmar court drop charges against two Reuters reporters.
The Congress had supported the government's stand in dismissing the UN report on human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, terming it a "prejudiced attempt" by vested interests.