Peace in SA, inevitable without a peaceful solution to Kashmir issue: Asad Qaiser



Islamabad, Jan 15 – Member AJ&K Legislative Assembly Abdul Rashid Turabi called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad on Friday.  Jamaat-e-Islami leader Asif Luqman Qazi was also present in the meeting.Speaker Asad Qaiser while talking to the Kashmiri leader said that Pakistan stands by the Kashmiri people and will continue to provide diplomatic and moral support to the Kashmiri people at the international level till a lasting solution to the Kashmir issue as per the aspirations of the Kashmiri people is realised.

He said that the move by the Indian government on August 5, 2019 has exposed India’s so-called democratic face. He said that the Kashmir issue stands at the map of the world as an incomplete agenda of partition of India since last seven decades. He is said that peace in South Asia cannot be achieved till resolution of the Kashmir issue.The Speaker said that the brutality and barbarism that India has inflicted on occupied Kashmir is unprecedented. He said that silence of international human rights organisations on state sponsored commission of grave human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir was incomprehensible. He further said that India has tried to deprive the Kashmiri people of their basic rights by changing the demography of the illegally Occupied Kashmir.

He said that the UN Security Council should take Immediate notice of deprivation of basic human rights. The Speaker further said that the present government has fully highlighted the issue of Kashmir at the parliamentary and diplomatic level.  He said that Parliamentary Kashmir Committee, Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs and Human Rights have been asked to further highlight issue of human right abuses in occupied valley. He said that the time is not far when the Kashmiri people will be blessed with freedom.Member Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly Abdul Rashid Turabi said that steps taken by the Speaker National Assembly for raising the Kashmir issue at the parliamentary level are praiseworthy.

He said that Kashmiri people welcome Pakistan’s deep commitment to freedom of Kashmir through moral and diplomatic support. He said that the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir have sacrificed thousands of their lives in the freedom movement for their right to self-determination. He said that the blood of Kashmiri people will never be in vain.  Abdul Rashid Turabi said that the Indian government was following Modi’s fascist, brutal and barbaric ideology.  He said that human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir should be a matter of concern to the international human rights organisations and should take immediate notice of human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir.  He further said that the United Nations should play its role in liberating the Kashmiri people from Indian occupation through resolutions of its Security Council.