Lahore, June 02 (KMS): Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar discussed Pak-US relations, Palestine and Kashmir issues, Indian terrorism and other issues during his meetings with members of the US Congress, US Senator and mayors. The US dignitaries appreciated the sacrifices of the Pakistani Armed forces and the people of Pakistan for regional peace.

A statement issued from Governor’s House here said that Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar called on Congressman Lou Correa, Congresswoman Norma J. Toress, California State Senator Josh Newman, Mayor of Anaheim Harry Sindhu, Mayor of Artesia Ali Sajjad Taj, Mayor of Yorba Linda Peggy Huang and others on the occasion.

Governor Punjab apprised the US officials about the violation of human rights in Kashmir and Palestine, atrocities against the innocent Kashmiri and Palestinian people, Pakistan’s role for peace and Pakistan’s successful handling of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The American Congressman and Congresswoman appreciated Pakistan’s role in the war on terror and assured support of the United States to Pakistan for regional peace and to further augment bilateral ties between Pakistan and the USA.

Talking to US officials, Chaudhry Sarwar said that Pakistan has always stood by peace and today international organizations including the Indian Army Chief are acknowledging Pakistan’s efforts for peace and war on terror and the sacrifices made by Pakistan for the Afghan peace process are unparalleled in the world. The world should put diplomatic pressure on India and Israel to end the atrocities in Kashmir and Israel and liberate the people there, he added.

Governor Punjab said that Pakistan under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan is striving for regional peace. US President Joe Biden promised to resolve the Kashmir issue before he came to power and the US government should play a constructive role in resolving Kashmir and Palestine issues as per the UN resolutions.

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Islamabad, June 02 (KMS): Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (PAECO) has strongly condemned human rights violations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

The unanimous declaration was made by the organization’s Executive Council meeting, attended by parliament speakers from ECO, which currently has 10 members including Pakistan, Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan. The two-day conference is being held in Islamabad.

“In its landmark outcome document, The Islamabad Declaration, the forum extended unanimous support to the oppressed peoples” of Kashmir and Palestine,” said , a statement issued by the National Assembly.

On the proposal of Turkey and Afghanistan, the council elected Asad Qaiser, the speaker of Pakistan’s National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, as chairperson of PAECO’s Executive Council.

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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Muzahamat Chairman Bilal Ahmad Siddiqui and others while welcoming the recent statement of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran khan on Kashmir have said that it has boosted the morale of Kashmiri people.

Bilal Ahmad Siddiqui in a statement issued in Srinagar said, the stand taken by Prime Minister Imran khan should serve as an eye opener for skeptical people who cast doubts over the Kashmir policy of Government of Pakistan. »

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Islamabad, May 28 (KMS): Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Khan Afridi has said that Indian occupational regime was replicating the Israeli occupational model in Jammu and Kashmir and the world must stand up to prevent another Palestine being removed from planet earth.

Addressing the participants of a seminar titled ‘Palestine and Kashmir Crisis: Call for Justice’, held here jointly by Kashmir Committee and Muslim Institute at PIPS, Afridi said that before August, 5, 2019, the Indian regime had sent its top Police and civil bureaucrats posted in Jammu and Kashmir to Israel for learning, training and then brought back to replicate the Israeli model in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that among those included infamous police officer, Imtiaz Hussain, who is blamed for killing 200 Kashmiri Muslims. Imtiaz Hussain was sent to Israel to understand the Israeli security system before August 5, 2019 and on return he was posted as security in-charge in Srinagar to suppress protests in Jammu and Kashmir. He said the disposition of local population from Jammu and Kashmir was another area where India is learning from Israeli regime and India is replicating the same in Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, May 28 (KMS): President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Volkan Bozkir has said the status of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute must not be changed unless resolved as per the resolutions of UN Security Council.

Addressing at a joint presser with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the UNGA president said the resolution of Jammu and Kashmir lay with the implementation of the UN Charter and through peaceful means as decided between Pakistan and India under Simla Agreement.

He said the Palestine issue worldwide had received more political win than the J&K dispute and suggested Pakistan to bring the issue of the latter to the UN platform “more strongly”. »

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Islamabad, May 22 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan desires peaceful and cooperative relations with all its neighbours, including India.

“But, India must stop the human rights violations in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and revisit the unilateral measures it took on 5 August 2019,” the prime minister said in his virtual address at Nikkei’s 26th Conference on ‘Future of Asia – Shaping the Post-Covid Era: Asia’s Role in Global Recovery’.

He highlighted that it was essential that an enabling environment was created for dialogue to peacefully resolve the Jammu & Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UNSC resolutions and the wishes of the people of Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, May 22 (KMS): Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor Dr Moeed Yusuf has said Pakistan would continue do everything to ensure Kashmiris achieve their aspirations.

The National Security Advisor in a series of tweets on his official Twitter handle expressed solidarity with Kashmiris and paid tribute to the martyred Kashmiri leader of the freedom movement Mirwaiz Maulvi Muhammad Farooq.

He said, “May 21 is a dark day in the history of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). Today, 31 years ago in 1990, Kashmiri leader of the freedom movement Mirwaiz Maulvi Muhammad Farooq was martyred in Srinagar.” »

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United Nations, May 22 (KMS): Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Thursday afternoon and discussed the grave situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and also updated him on developments in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK).

The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Special Session of the UN General Assembly on Palestine. FM Qureshi is in New York as part of Pakistan’s extensive diplomatic outreach efforts to mobilize international support for the Palestinians.

During the meeting, according to a Pakistan Mission press release, the foreign minister conveyed the strong sense of outrage on behalf of the entire Pakistani nation over Israel’s use of indiscriminate and disproportionate force against the Palestinians, resulting in the loss of numerous lives, including dozens of women and children. »

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Muzaffarabad, May 20 (KMS): The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that like Pakistan and the people of Jammu and Kashmir, China was also concerned over the actions India has been taking in occupied Jammu and Kashmir since August 2019.

In an interview “Pakistan-China Defense Cooperation”, he said that China wants a peaceful solution to the Kashmir issue to bring peace and stability in the region and the country is opposed to the approach of a military solution to the dispute.

He said that China on one hand, befittingly responded to Indian Army adventurism in Ladakh while on the other, it helped Pakistan convene an informal session of the UN Security Council to discuss the Kashmir issue after more than 50 years. »

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Islamabad, May 18 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said the PTI-led government would never step back from the country’s stance on Palestine and Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, he said he would leave for Turkey and meet his Turkish, Palestinian, and Sudanese counterparts there. »

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