ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is ready to go for composite dialogue process with India to resolve all outstanding issues but India is escaping.
“ Pakistan is ready to hold composite dialogue with India but India is escaping dialogue process. Indian government is confused now and is perpetuating ugly tactics in Occupied Kashmir. This is sheer breach of basic human rights”, this was said by Foreign Office (FO) spokes person Dr Faisal during his weekly press briefing here on Thursday.
He said Indian forces martyred over 20 innocent Kashmiri youths during last few days. The martyrs who fell victim to Indian terrorism last week belonged to age group ranging between 19 to 27 years and most of them were Hafiz Quran, MPhil and other important youths, he added.
He went on to say the Indian forces deprived 40 persons of eye sight by using pellet guns indiscriminately. Over 300 unarmed Kashmiris were injured.
The brutalities of Indian troops have exposed the vindictive face of Indian state terrorism, he added.
He held that India was targeting Kashmiri youths deliberately. India is perpetrating atrocities on people of Kashmir to demoralize them. Pakistan condemns it in strongest term, he added. Pakistan expressed complete solidarity with Kashmiris.
He stated that Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has announced to incur expenses on medical treatment in any country in respect of the Kashmiris who were injured during Indian forces brutalities. PM convened the special meetings of cabinet and National Security Committee and rich tributes were paid to martyrs therein.
The cabinet passed the resolution on solidarity with the people of Kashmir and it was decided that Pakistan would send representative delegates to important world countries to apprise them of the tense situation in Kashmir.
He said that foreign minister Khawaja Asif informed the present diplomatic corps in Islamabad about Kashmir issue and Indian troops brutalities. Foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua also accompanied him.
He underlined that we will continue all the efforts on this count and Indian vicious face will be exposed before the world. Iran, Turkey and other Muslim countries are standing with Pakistan on Kashmir issue, he added. A message of solidarity with people of Kashmir was issued by Iranian foreign minster last month, he added.
Likewise Turkish foreign minister has also supported Pakistan stance, he remarked.
He said that PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would leave for China on official visit on April 8. He will also undertake one day visit to Afghanistan on April 06.
Responding to a question he said US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells met senior Pakistani leadership during her visit to Pakistan. Diverse political matters featured in the meetings during her trip . Demand was also made for banning Milli Muslim League. Foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua informed about the progress with reference to these outfits.
At the inception of briefing video entitled Kashmir valley of grief and pain, a paradise turned into hell” on the Kashmir situation was screened. Beauty of Kashmir and Indian troops atrocities were highlighted in the video.