Islamabad, October 01, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for National Food and Security Syed Fakhar Imam addressed the orientation programme for the honourable members of the legislative assembly of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on 1st October, 2021 at the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services in Islamabad. Fakhar said that it is absolutely necessary that the legislators work in an independent and impartial manner in order to further the progress of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
He said that the economy is the driving force of status in the comity of nations. Minister said that through focusing on education and health and by following the progressive and forgiving policies of Nelson Mandela, Pakistan as a nation can prosper. Fakhar Imam praised the services of Syed Ali Geelani and reiterated that the decision of Quaid-e-Azam to create Pakistan has once again been validated by the Hindutva policy of Indian PM Narendra Modi regarding Kashmir. He said that PM Modi is trying to change the demographics of Kashmir.
Federal Minister said that United Nations has on numerous occasions discussed the issue of Kashmir in the aftermath of the illegal and unilateral action of India on 5th August 2019, which proves that Kashmir is a disputed territory. He reiterated that the status of Kashmir is as a disputed territory. The minister said that India’s narrow and myopic outlook has ostracized 8 million Kashmiris.
He said that the world should immediately act to avoid any untoward incident since these two nuclear powers i.e Pakistan and India are looking at each other eyeball to eyeball. Fakhar said that the world has started to open its eyes to the human rights violations in Kashmir which have been highlighted by international media such as NY Times, Washington Post, Wallstreet Journal etc.
Fakhar said that the emerging strategic partnership between USA, Japan, Australia and India has allowed India to expand its hegemonic designs in the region. Fakhar said that India’s ethos has completely changed under the RSS ideology of the Modi government. Minister said that Imran Khan has raised the plight of the Kashmiris on every forum and will continue to do so in the future.
He said that the government of PTI will continue to expose India as an oppressor and aggressor denying the Kashmiris their right of self-determination in violation of the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council. Fakhar said that India has the highest civilian to military ratio (9:1) in Kashmir to suppress their freedom. India should know that the government of Pakistan and every Pakistani fully support the people of Kashmir.
Minister said that Imran Khan has raised the plight of the Kashmiris on every forum and will continue to do so in the future. He said that the government of PTI will continue to expose India as an oppressor and aggressor denying the Kashmiris their right of self-determination in violation of the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council.
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