Lahore, Oct 02 (KMS): Punjab Information and Culture Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal on Tuesday said Prime Minister Imran Khan during his address to the UN General Assembly (UNGA) has rightfully come upto the expectations of oppressed Kashmiris by vigorously and vehemently advocating the Kashmir cause.
He expressed these views while addressing in a ceremony here at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) under the title of Kashmir Issue, ‘An International Crisis’.
He said the United Nations Organization (UNO) had come into being to resolve such issues like Kashmir. This international organization should ensure right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people through implementation of its resolutions.
The minister said that prayers of mothers and sisters of the nation would achieve fruition for the innocent and oppressed Kashmiris in the shape of freedom. Time has come for the liberation of Occupied Kashmir. The Modi government would have to grant Kashmiri people their birth right of independence, he added. »

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Ankara, Oct 02 (KMS): Turkey sees standing by Pakistan on the issue of Indian occupied Kashmir as its duty, the Turkish parliament speaker said.
Speaking at the opening of the parliament’s third legislative session of the year in the capital Ankara, Mustafa Sentop said: “Our nation has not forgotten the friendship of Indian Muslims,” referring to Indian assistance to the Turkish War of Independence.
Indian occupied Kashmir has been facing a clampdown since Aug. 5, when the Indian government revoked Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, which conferred it a special status. »

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Islamabad, Oct 02 (KMS): Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday said the government had successfully internationalized the Kashmir issue, which had been lying dormant for five decades.
Talking to a private television channel, he said the Kashmir issue was not a T-20 match rather it was a Test match and the present government had forcefully highlighted the issue at all the international forums including, the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council.
He said a big protest was held outside the UN building in New York when the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing the UNGA while a similar protest was also staged by a large number of Pakistani and British citizens in the United Kingdom against the human rights violations and the lockdown in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

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Islamabad, Oct 02 (KMS): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said the ‘Kashmir Mission’ of Prime Minister Imran Khan to the United Nations remained successful as all set targets were achieved through an effective diplomacy.
Addressing a press conference after the Federal Cabinet meeting, she said the prime minister had around 70 direct or indirect interactions with world leaders, think tanks and international media during his recent visit to the United States. Moreover, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also held 50 meetings. »

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Islamabad, Oct 02 (KMS): Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani  said that Kashmir hadbecome a nuclear flashpoint, with its consequences not only for Pakistan andIndia but for the whole Asian region.
He expressed these views in a meeting with Kuninori Matsdua, Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan who visited the Parliament House.
The Chairman Senate said that nuclear conflicts have catastrophic effects on human lives, economies, environment and no nation can understand the aftermaths better than Japan. »

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