Implementation of UN resolutions: Only key to permanent settlement of lingering Kashmir issue


Altaf Hamid Rao;

MIRPUR(Parliament Times) Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) : Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan has said ” implementation of United Nations resolutions is the only key to reach permanent  settlement of lingering Kashmir issue. Addressing the 55th death anniversary of an Illustrious  Kashmiri leader Raja Muhammad Haider Khan  in the state metropolis on Tuesday, he said  Kashmiri will never accept any resolution of Kashmir dispute other than plebiscite in  line with the UN resolutions.  

He said settlement of Kashmir dispute in accordance with the United Nations resolutions had always remained the principled stand of Pakistan and Kashmiri have also been struggling for the implementation of United Nations agreed resolutions for establishing durable and lasting peace in the region.  Haider said India has launched a war of repressions in occupied Kashmir  and is engaged in the systematic killings of Kashmiri people to crush the popular freedom movement launched by the people for attaining their fundamental right to self determination. The Prime Minister said that the government for the first time gained administrative and financial autonomy and presented the case of Azad Kashmir before the Federal government effectively.  He thanked the immediate past for extending generous financial assistance for the development of Azad Kashmir and increased the beget of Azad Kashmir which provided the financial space to  the government to complete the mega developmental projects for the socio economic wellbeing of the people of the state.  He urged the people to strictly follow the SOPs in view of the grave situation of corona pandemic in the state and called for offering special prayers for the solidarity and integrity of the country and for those who have lost their lives due to the pandemic. Speakers including the President of Hyder Memorial Raja Muhammad Mumtaz Khan and others paid glowing tributes to the political and democratic services rendered by late Raja Muhammad Haider Khan.