PM reiterates support for Kashmir issue during AJK trip

During his visit to AJK, PM tells leaders all political parties are united on the Kashmir issue

Our Correspondent April 04, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday met representatives from Hurriyat Conference in Muzaffarabad during his visit to Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

The delegation meeting the premier underscored that diplomatic efforts were needed to be enhanced to sensitise the international community about the Indian atrocities in the region.

PM Abbasi assured the delegation that the government and people of Pakistan have always supported the implementation of UNSC Resolutions that call for the right to self-determination for the people of Kashmir.

He apprised the leaders that the Foreign Office and diplomatic missions abroad at all times were propagating the implementation of UNSC resolutions on Kashmir. "I have highlighted the Kashmir issue in all my meetings at the United Nations and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

PM stated that he and his cabinet members were in AJK to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir. "All political parties are united on the Kashmir issue. We strongly condemn the brutalities inflicted by Indian forces on the innocent and unarmed people of Kashmir," he shared.

In his address, he shared that Pakistan stands united with Kashmir and their blood will not go to waste.

Appreciating the efforts and sacrifices rendered by the Hurriyat Conference for continuously highlighting the human rights violations, PM shared that the Kashmiris are putting a brave resistance to the Indian atrocities.

He further informed that the government of Pakistan is set to send envoys to six important capitals to call out on Indian brutality.

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The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Minster for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir, Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan, Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer, Minister for Human Rights Mumtaz Ahmad Tarar and Maulana Fazlur Rehman.

President AJK, Prime Minister AJK, Speaker AJK Legislative Assembly and senior officials were also present during the session.

The delegation that met with the premier included Ghulam Muhammad Shafi, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, Mehmood Ahmed Saghar, Syed Ejaz Rehmani, Shamim Shaal and Ishtiaq Hameed.

Representatives thanked the prime minister for meeting them and highlighted the recent human rights violations in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK).


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