Gov’t always continues to raise Kashmir issue at all forums: Afridi


ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (APP):Minister of State for Interior,
Shehryar Khan Afridi has said the government of Pakistan would
always continue to raise issue of Kashmir at all international
forums and actively work towards peaceful resolution of this
conflict by implementing the UN Security Council resolutions.
He was talking to President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Sardar
Masood Khan, who met with him here.
During the meeting, both the leaders discussed issues of
mutual interest.
On the occasion, the President congratulated him on
assuming his new position in the Federal Cabinet.
The President while informing about the situation in
Indian Occupied Kashmir said that in the latest wave of
killings, 11 Kashmiris were murdered in cold blood.
He said that the Kashmiris are striving to attain
their right to self-determination as promised under the
UN Security Council resolutions and they desire a peaceful
and lasting settlement to this dispute.
Both the President and the State Minister said that by
forging unity and effectively tapping the potential of
diaspora community we will continue to raise profile of
this long-standing issue.
Being the only sovereign window for the Kashmiri people, a
politically, diplomatically and economically stronger Pakistan
is pertinent to help raise the issue of Kashmir at
international front.
The President invited the Minister to visit AJK and
interact with students and youth at AJK’s public sector
universities in order to motivate and inspire the next generation.
President Masood Khan informed that the AJK Government was
working towards economic development and promoting good governance through transparency, accountability and upholding merit.
The Minister assured that the Federal Government would
take up every effort in facilitating the AJK Government and
its people.