AJK president, PM discuss recent developments on IoK with NA speaker


ISLAMABAD: Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Masood Khan and Prime Minister Farooq Haider Khan held separate meetings with National Assembly (NA) Speaker Asad Qaiser in the Parliament House on Tuesday where the three discussed the recent developments in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).

Speaking on the occasion, Asad Qaiser reiterated Pakistan’s support to the justified struggle of Kashmiri people and said that unilateral decision of the Indian government has exposed it in front of the world. He said that the oppression and tyranny would not last for long and Kashmir issue would be resolved as per UN resolutions and aspiration of the Kashmiri people.

The Speaker NA said that Joint Session of the Parliament was summoned with the view to forging unity and a common stance on Kashmir issue. The government of Pakistan would continue its diplomatic and moral support to Kashmiri people, he added.

President AJ&K Masood Khan said that Kashmir issue was a flashpoint and constant threat to the peace in South Asia. He said that the United Nations Security Council and the Human Rights Commission should take notice of the situation. The Kashmiri people should be given the right of self-determination, he added.

Prime Minister AJK Farooq thanked the Speaker NA for inviting him to the Joint Session of the Parliament. He appreciated the support of the government of Pakistan to Kashmir’s people for their struggle against tyrant forces.

Agony of Kashmiri’s have aggravated due to the unprovoked firing on civilian population, the AJK PM said and he also condemned the unilateral decision of Indian government changing the constitutional status of Kashmir.

He stressed the need to take the issue to international forums to reveal the true undemocratic and tyrant face of India.