Islamabad, August 08 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says the continued commitment of the international community will help generate the necessary momentum towards resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the wishes of the Kashmiri people and the relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

In a telephonic conversation with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, he said India’s regressive policies in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir manifest with massive violations of basic human rights and fundamental freedoms. »

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Islamabad, August 08 (KMS): Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Afridi held a meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad and discussed matters pertaining to human rights violations in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said discussion on Kashmir dispute at the UN Security Council for the third time in a year is a big diplomatic success of Pakistan. He said the discussion took place despite the strong opposition of India. »

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New York, August 08 (KMS):Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Munir Akram has underscored the need for the world community to end India’s human rights violations in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and move to resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN resolutions.

Briefing the OIC members in a virtual meeting on the situation in occupied territory, he said we, first and foremost, rely on our Muslim brothers and sisters from OIC to uphold the right to self-determination of Kashmiri people. »

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A delegation of opposition parties led by Shehbaz Sharif calls on AJK president in Muzaffarabad

Muzaffarabad, August 08 (KMS): A parliamentary delegation led by Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif called on AJK President Sardar Masood Khan on Friday and expressed solidarity with the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) struggling for their freedom and right to self-determination.

Former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and JUI-F MNA Asad Mehmood were also part of the delegation. »

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Karachi, August 08 (KMS): Speakers at a webinar termed Modi’s fascist government’s action of August 5 last year as a death warrant for Kashmiris and declared that Kashmir Valley had become a jail since then.

The webinar was organised in connection with Youm-e-Istehsal Kashmir, on the first anniversary of Indian brutalities and abuses in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK), by leading industrialist Mirza Ishtiaq Baig, former Vice President FPCCI.

Renowned speakers belonging to different segments of society attended via Zoom. The speakers expressed their solidarity with Kashmiris and condemned human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, August 07 (KMS): A Joint sitting of the parliament has unanimously adopted a resolution, rejecting emphatically India’s illegal and unilateral actions in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir since 5th August 2019.

The resolution moved by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the illegal actions are aimed at perpetuating India’s inhuman occupation of Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, August 07 (KMS): Prime Minister Imran Khan has welcomed the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) meeting called to discuss the worsening human rights situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and appreciated their concerns over the situation in the disputed Himalayan region.

A day earlier, the UNSC had called a special meeting in New York to discuss the deteriorating human rights situation in India Illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, August 07 (KMS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that discussion on Kashmir issue at a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting is another diplomatic success for Pakistan.

In a statement, he said the issue was debated on August 5 when India had taken unilateral illegal steps about the status of Jammu and Kashmir last year.

The Minister said it has never happened before that the Kashmir issue is debated at the UN Security Council for third time in a year. »

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Islamabad, August 07 (KMS): Pakistan Foreign Office sent a clear message to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) saying Pakistan and its people have more expectations from the OIC than from any other international organisation because of its deep rooted and fraternal ties with member states.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi recently caused eyebrows to be raised when surprisingly he appeared impatient with the OIC and clearly told it to stop playing for time as it was essential to convene a meeting of its Council of Foreign Ministers on Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, August 07 (KMS):‘Since illegal occupation of Kashmir by Indian forces, the Indian government and its agencies have not given any respite in oppressing and torturing the Kashmiris of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK)’ said Raza Bashir Tarar, High Commissioner of Pakistan to Canada while participating in a webinar on human rights situation in IIOJK.

High Commissioner Tarar said that the resilient and brave people of IIOJK have stood up to the Indian atrocities and even after a long torturous period of 72 years the Kashmiris are still fighting for their right of self-determination. Indian authorities and media have tried to portray this self-determination fight as terrorism, which is outrageous. Kashmiris were assured of their right of self-determination by the highest body in the world that is United National Security Council (UNSC), he added. »

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