MUZAFFARABAD: (Parliament Times) The AJK Information Minister Mushtaq Ahmed Minhas has termed the debate on Kashmir in European Parliament a big diplomatic achievement of people of Pakistan and Kashmir.
In an interview to a private TV station here on Thursday Minhas expressed satisfaction that world was acknowledging the stance of Pakistan and AJK on Kashmir issue now.
He said PML-N government under the leadership of Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan prioritizing the Kashmir issue. He appreciated the efforts of the Premier that he made in Brussels in persuading the members European Parliament that India was engaged in horrific atrocities and human rights abuses in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
He said when it comes to Kashmir all political parties shun their differences and get on same page to do as much as they can for the struggling people of the held valley. This is the political strength of our institutions and beauty of democracy, he added.
He was of the view that we need to continuously push the international community towards state-sponsored terrorism and brutalities being committed by Indian forces in IOK. The follow up efforts should always be persistent, he remarked.
The minister paid rich tributes to the people of Kashmir whose sacrifices have drawn the world attention to the pestering issue of Kashmir. He also urged people of all shades of life including media, writers, intellects, and lawyers to double their efforts in highlighting Kashmir issue over the globe.