Niamey (Niger), November 28 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qursehi in a meeting with his Saudi counterpart, Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud apprised him of the latest grave situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

The meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud was held on the sidelines of the 47th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Niamey, Niger.

FM Qureshi also thanked the Saudi Foreign Minister for principled and permanent support to the Kashmir issue. The two Foreign Ministers exchanged views on the situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the role of the OIC. »

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Niamey (Niger), November 28 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says the rising wave of Hindutva in India has emerged as a serious threat not only to Indian Muslims but also to regional security.

In his statement at the 47th Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers Niamey, Niger, the Foreign Minister said Modi government is systematically attacking the country’s over 180 million Muslims.

The Foreign Minister said suffering and the situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir remains particularly dire. In the backdrop of India’s illegal and unilateral actions of 5 August 2019, IIOJK has turned into a grave human and humanitarian tragedy. »

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Niamey (Niger), November 27 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had a bilateral meeting with Chadian Foreign Minister Amine Abba-Siddick, on the sidelines of the 47th Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) Session in Niger.

The exchange of views covered bilateral relations, regional developments and cooperation in multilateral fora and the issue of Kashmir.

Foreign Minister Qureshi apprised the Chadian Foreign Minister of the aggravating human rights and humanitarian situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) in the aftermath of India’s illegal and unilateral actions since 5 August 2019, and India’s moves to alter the demographic structure of the occupied territory, in clear violation of the 4th Geneva Convention. »

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Islamabad, November 26 (KMS): Pakistan has urged international community and relevant UN organizations to take cognizance of the crimes against women in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

In a statement in Islamabad, the Foreign Office stressed the need for holding India accountable for its failure to uphold its international obligations. »

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Islamabad, November 25 (KMS): Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi will lead a Pakistan’s delegation to the 47th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) being held in Niamey, Niger, on 27-28 November 2020.

Representatives of 57 OIC Member States and 5 Observer States are expected to attend the meeting.

During the two-day session, the CFM will discuss a wide range of issues confronting the Muslim world with particular focus on combating Islamophobia and defamation of the religions; Palestine; Jammu and Kashmir dispute; situation of Muslim communities and minorities in non-OIC states; OIC 2025 Programme of Action; and various matters related to promotion of civilizational, cultural and religious dialogue. »

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Islamabad, November 25 (KMS): India should not take Pakistan’s desire for peace as a weakness as country’s armed forces were fully prepared to counter any threat to its sovereignty and integrity, a senior security official said.

“India is involved in terrorist attacks in Pakistan … but we are alive to this threat and our security forces and the brave people of Pakistan are fully determined to foil nefarious designs of the Hindu extremist regime,” the official said while talking to a select group of journalists here. »

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Rawalpindi, November 25 (KMS): Corps commanders’ Conference has showed serious concern in the wake of irrefutable evidence of Indian state sponsored terrorism and efforts to destabilize Pakistan and expressed strong will, resolve and determination to defend the motherland against any misadventure.

According to ISPR, the 237th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa in the chair. »

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Karachi, November 25 (KMS): Chairman, Kashmir Committee, Shehryar Khan Afridi has said artist communities of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) would work closely to help preserve and protect true cultural heritage of Kashmir.

Addressing the participants of an informal meeting of Karachi-based members of the newly constituted Cultural Advisory Board of the committee here, Shehryar Afridi said Kashmiri culture was being destroyed by the Indian Occupational regime of Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) but Pakistani artists from cinematic, television and literary spheres would work with the Kashmiri artists to foil Indian designs. »

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Islamabad, November 24 (KMS): Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior and former Interior minister Rehman Malik has written a letter to US President-elect Joe Biden and extended him heartiest congratulations over his victory in elections and asked him for the USA’s humanitarian intervention, asking Indian Prime Minister Modi to lift the curfew in Kashmir with immediate effect and support Kashmiris to get their right to self-determination by having a date announced by India as per the UNSC resolution. »

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Lahore, November 24 (KMS): Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that every Pakistani, including the government and the opposition, is united on the Kashmir issue.

Kashmir is still the lifeblood of Pakistan and 220 million Pakistanis are ready to sacrifice their lives for its independence, he added. He said Narendra Modi was the world’s greatest terrorist and murderer of humanity. »

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