Masood Khan calls on Prime Minister

Press Information Department Press Release

Islamabad, August 15, 2016 (PPI-OT): PML-N’s Presidential candidate for AJ and K Mr Masood Khan called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House today. The Prime Minister appreciated the role of Mr. Masood Khan in highlighting the Kashmir Cause during his various diplomatic assignments particularly during his tenure as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN. The Prime Minister said that Kashmir is an unfinished agenda of the United Nations as well as partition of the sub-continent. ‘’Pakistan remains committed to peaceful settlement of Kashmir issue through negotiations and dialogue’’, added the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister reiterated his condemnation of the Indian state oppression on the innocent and defenceless people of IOK. The Prime Minister said that the struggle of the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) for their right to self determination has been reinforced by every passing generation with new zeal and spirit. The Prime Minister reaffirmed that Pakistan would continue to support the just cause of the people of Jammu and Kashmir at every forum politically, diplomatically and ethically.

Mr Masood Khan thanked the Prime Minister for nominating him as PML-N’s candidate for the office of President AJK. Expressing gratitude, Mr. Masood Khan said that he would work for the wellbeing and betterment of the people of AJK and would help in further highlighting the just freedom cause of occupied Kashmir.

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