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Day: August 6, 2022

The Resolution of Kashmir issue is imperative for peace and stability in the region: Speaker and Deputy Speaker National Assembly 

English, Ministries, Official News
Islamabad, August 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf and Deputy Speaker National Assembly Zahid Akram Durrani have said that resolution of the Kashmir issue is essential for peace and stability in the region. They said that the use of force against unarmed Kashmiris could neither crush their independence movement nor change the principled position of Pakistan. They said that for the restoration of peace in occupied Kashmir, it was necessary to restore Articles 370 and 35-A to their original shape. They expressed these views in their separate messages on Youm-E-Istihsal which is being commemorated on 5th August in the country. On this occasion, the Speaker said that India has deprived the Kashmiris of their freedom and identity by repealing Articles 370 and 35-A ...

Army Chief Visits newly raised Army Cyber Command

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited newly raised Army Cyber Command. According to ISPR, the Army Chief visited Cyber Division and Army Center of Emerging Technologies, two of the main components of Army Cyber Command. The COAS said the newly raised Cyber Command shall progressively be linked to Tri-Services level and will also form part of national cyber initiatives to have synergy at national level. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: info@moib.gov.pk Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

President phones families of army officers martyred in a helicopter crash in Balochistan 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi has telephoned the grieved families of the Pakistan Army officers who were martyred in a helicopter crash in Balochistan. The President talked to Captain Ahmed Ali, son of Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali Shaheed and expressed his condolences to the family. The President also talked to Saad, the young son of Brigadier Khalid Shaheed and Major Asad, brother of Brigadier Amjad Hanif Shaheed and expressed his condolences to the family. He condoled the death of young Naik Mudassar Fayyaz Shaheed with his family and the father of Co-pilot Major Talha Mannan Shaheed. The President also called Squadron Leader Ameer Ali, brother of Major Saeed Ahmed Shaheed. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government o...

Former Norwegian Prime Minister calls for resolution of Kashmir issue 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Embassy of Pakistan Washington DC hosted a Webinar to mark 3rd “Youm-e-Istehsal”, the day when BJP-led Indian government in 2019 took unilateral and illegal actions in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (J and K) to alter the special status of area and change the demographic character of IIOJ and K by converting Muslim majority into a minority. The panellist included former Prime Minister of Norway Kjell Magne Bondevik, Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed, Deputy Leader of the House of Commons UK MP Afzal Khan, Ms. Shamim Shawl, Lord Wajid Khan and Kashmiri American Mr. Rizwan Kadir. Former Prime Minister of Norway Kjell Magne Bondevik stressed upon the need for resolving the issue of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He recalled his me...

Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces calls on CJCSC Gen Nadeem Raza 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces Lieutenant General Romulusz Ruszin-Szendi who is on official visit to Pakistan called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza in Rawalpindi. Matters of bilateral defence cooperation including security, military exchanges, training and prevailing regional environment were discussed during the meeting. Chairman JCSC reaffirmed the strong and long-standing bilateral defence relationship between Hungary and Pakistan. Commander of Hungarian Defence Forces said that these mutually beneficial interactions have enhanced mutual understanding between the two armies. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, ...

14 MEPs highlight HR abuses in IIOJK; call for dialogue, diplomacy to avoid escalation 

English, Official News
Islamabad, August 06, 2022 (PPI-OT):Fourteen members of the European Parliament have written a letter to European Commission’s President Von der Leyen and Vice President Borrell conveying serious concern over the ‘grave and systematic human rights violation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The letter says the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir are being subject to intolerable suppression of their freedom and fundamental rights over the past seven decades. They highlighted that since August 5, 2019, it “appears more evident that India has abandoned any political approach to the insurgency in Kashmir and is managing the crisis with almost exclusively military means. The letter says as per the Amnesty International Report of 2021 and since the revocation of I...