Qayyum discusses IoK situation with former British field marshal

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APP36-18 LONDON: October 18 - Senator Lt. Gen. Abdul Qayyum HI (M), Special Envoy to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Kashmir for UK in a meeting with Field Marshal the Lord Guthrie GCB, LVO, OBE, Former Chief of Defence British Army. APP

ISLAMABAD, Oct 18 (APP): Special Envoy to the Prime Minister on Kashmir Senator Lt. Gen. (retd) Abdul Qayyum apprised former British field marshal and chief of defence British army Lord Guthrie about the situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir.

During a meeting, Senator Abdul Qayyum briefed the former field marshal about prevailing regional situation in South Asia and the threats posed to the regional and world peace due to delayed peaceful solution of the Kashmir dispute.

Lord Guthrie sympathized with the civilians who had been victims of brutal use of force in the IoK, said a message received here Tuesday.

He said apart from making UNMOGIP more effective, the international community should think of deploying UN peace keeping forces in the area.

He was of the view that the world community should seek a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute.