Future strategy to highlight six-month-long curfew in Indian Occupied Kashmir discussed

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Parliamentary Leaders of Azad Kashmir in Islamabad on Saturday discussed the future strategy for highlighting the six-month-long curfew and gross human rights violations in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IOJ&K).

In his remarks at the meeting of the Parliamentary Leaders, the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan will continue to extend its moral, political and diplomatic support to the oppressed Kashmiri brethren in their just struggle for right to self-determination.

The foreign minister said that we made extensive efforts to raise the dire human rights violations in occupied Kashmir at diplomatic level.

Qureshi said that the Kashmir issue is present at the agenda of the UN Security Council but our effort to move the Security Council again was aimed at highlighting the Kashmir issue afresh and get Pakistan’s stance reiterated. He said that we got success at the Security Council and the Kashmir issue was discussed.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that we also effectively raised Kashmir issue at the meeting of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. He said that the Kashmir issue has also been debated at EU Parliament and the US Congress.

The foreign minister said that the Kashmir Cell established at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan is playing its effective role to highlight the Kashmir issue.

Lauding the efforts of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider emphasized on joint efforts for highlighting Kashmir issue at the international level effectively.

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