Shah Mahmood Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has emphasized the need for further highlighting the Indian atrocities in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K) at United Nations and other international human rights forums aiming to bring Kashmiris out from New Delhi’s oppression.
He was talking to Pakistan’s Permanent Representative in the United Nations Munir Akram here on Thursday.
He said that Pakistan will continue its political, diplomatic and moral support to oppressed Kashmiris. He said that Indian forces in IIOJ&K are targeting innocent Kashmiris and violating United Nations Security Council’s resolutions. He said that serious human rights violations are being committed by Indian occupying forces in the valley.
Acknowledging the role of the Pakistani Mission’s best coordination during the 75th session of the UN General Assembly and the UN Human Rights Council elections, he said the victory is an expression of confidence by the international community in Pakistan’s efforts to protect human rights.
The Permanent Representative congratulated the foreign minister on Pakistan’s remarkable victory in the UN Human Rights Council elections and assured him that he will work effectively in highlighting Indian atrocities at the forum of United Nations.
Meanwhile, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan and Uzbekistan enjoy deep fraternal relations and leadership of both the countries is committed to further strengthening the bilateral relations.
He expressed these views during a telephonic conversation with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov on Thursday.
The foreign minister said the inaugural round of bilateral political consultations between Pakistan and Uzbekistan will soon be held in Islamabad. He said Pakistan is committed to continue its reconciliatory efforts for establishment of peace in the region including Afghanistan.
Both the foreign ministers also agreed to increase the trade volume between the two countries. – TLTP