ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a special Cabinet meeting on Friday at Governor House, Lahore, to discuss the rapidly deteriorating situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK).
The cabinet will discuss the oppressive actions of Indian security forces against innocent civilians and the overall situation in Kashmir after brutal assassination of Burhan Wani, a statement issued by PM’s Media Office here on Tuesday said.
Earlier, on the directions of the Prime Minister, the Foreign Office called Indian High Commissioner to the Foreign Office and conveyed strong concerns of Pakistani government and people on rapidly deteriorating human rights situation in Kashmir and increasing oppression by Indian security forces.
In addition, a detailed briefing was also given to the ambassadors of all permanent members of the UN Security Council regarding the atrocities of Indian security forces in Kashmir.
The prime minister will take the cabinet into confidence on these measures and also chalk out future course of action on that issue.
Meanwhile, in response to Indian aggression in Kashmir, the federal ministry of Human Rights has resolved to initiate official correspondence with Indian as well as International human rights organization to buttress their role against violence and injustice taking place in Kashmir.
Federal Minister for Human Rights Mr. Kamran Michael observed that Indian hegemony and violence being perpetrated in Kashmir is beyond pardonable and unacceptable on all counts. Not only is India violating UN resolutions on Kashmir but also all canons of basic human rights which are recognized globally.
He decried Indian aggression as deplorable and urged Indian human rights organizations to play their part in helping the oppressed people of Kashmir.
The people of Kashmir have a right to raise their voice to demand self-governance through independence. Mr. Kamran Michael pledged that the Human Rights ministry will leave no stone unturned in ensuring basic rights for the people of Kashmir.