Int’l organizations should take steps for providing treatment facilities in IOK: Kashmir Committee

ISLAMABAD, Sep 27 (APP): Kashmir Committee of the National Assembly on Tuesday appealed the international health organizations to take immediate steps for provision of treatment facilities to the injured and patients in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

The meeting of the Committee was held here at Parliament House under the Chairemanship of Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman.

Briefing the media persons after the meeting, Fazal-ur-Rehman said that the Committee had fully endorsed the decision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for sending delegations to different countries for raising Kashmir issue in true spirit.

He said that Kashmiri people were facing a lot of hardships due to over 80-day long curfew imposed by the Indian Army.

He said the prolonged curfew had also caused shortage of edibles and medicines in the valley.

He said that Kashmiri people were waving Pakistan’s flag in the valley and they felt proud for that.

He appreciated Prime Minister Muhammed Nawaz Sharif for raising Kashmir issue effectively at the world forums including the United Nations General Assembly.

The Prime Minister, he said had adopted a principle stance over Kashmir issue and raised it according to the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.

Fazal-ur-Rehman said that India had threatened Pakistan to cancel the Indus Water Treaty adding that according to the Article-XII of the Indus Treaty India could not break it until the both countries sign on another alternative treaty.

He said the Committee had decided to convene a meeting of All Parties Conference (APC) having representatives of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) and Gilgit Baltistan to show solidarity with Kashmiri peoples.