Mubashar Naqvi

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Parliamentary Special Committee on Kashmir Syed Fakhar Imam reiterated that Pakistan would continue to extend its political, moral and diplomatic support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
He was addressing at the inaugural ceremony of International Journal of Kashmir Study under the auspices of Policy and Research Forum at Jammu and Kashmir House here on Friday.
Kashmir is and will remain the jugular vein of Pakistan and we will never compromise on the national Kashmir policy which maintains that Kashmiris are the main stakeholders and we will accept their decision,” Imam said.
He added that we must approach all the important forums, well renowned Universities and think tanks to tell the world about the Kashmir dispute with right historical background and latest human rights violations in the Indian occupied Kashmir by the Indian Armed Forces contrary to Human Rights Charter and resolutions passed by the UN Security Council.
The Chairman Kashmir Committee said Prime Minister Imran Khan was taking effective measures to highlight Kashmir at international level.
He strongly condemned Indian actions from across the Line of Control as a result of which five Pakistani soldiers were martyred.
He expressed solidarity with the struggling people of Jammu and Kashmir and said that India must immediately stop violations of human rights in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK).
Syed Fakhar Imam appealed international community to take serious note of Indian aggressive designs against Pakistan and Kashmiri people and stop Indian Army for committing massive human rights violations against innocent Kashmiris.
Speaking on the occasion, AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has said that government and All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leadership would make joint efforts to effectively highlight Kashmir issue at international fora.
“All available resources would be mobilized to forcefully raise the issue of Kashmir at global platforms”, he added.
Haider said India has miserably failed to suppress the indigenous Kashmir liberation movement and in frustration targeting civilian population at LOC.
He further said Indian provocative actions at LoC are reprehensible which could be countered by Pakistan in due course of time.
The Premier said India was a despotic power that had unleashed a reign of terror in Occupied Kashmir through its 700,000 forces. Indian held valley was the largest military zone in the world. He recalled that Kashmiri leadership had passed resolution of accession to Pakistan even before creation of the country.
Earlier Secretary Kashmir liberation Cell Mansoor Qadir Dar threw light on importance of research magazine.
He said policy and research forum was set up in Kashmir liberation cell in line with the directives of the prime minister which aims at highlighting Kashmir issue at international level.
The Secretary KLC told that seminars and symposium would be held under policy and research conference to highlight the atrocities and human rights abuses of Indian forces.