PM urges UN chief for implementation of UN resolutions on Kashmir

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Nawaz Sharif also raised issue of ceasefire violation by India with Ban Ki-moon

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called upon the UN Secretary-General for implementation of the UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir issue. In his meeting with Ban Ki-moon in New York on Sunday, the Prime Minister called for plebiscite for resolution of the longstanding issue of Jammu and Kashmir. Nawaz Sharif also raised the issue of ceasefire violation by India on the Line of Control and the Working Boundary with the UN Secretary-General.

He urged the UN Chief to play his role in ending unprovoked ceasefire violation byIndia. The UN Secretary-General expressed concerned over tension between Pakistanand India. He offered his good offices and called for dialogue between Pakistan andIndia. Briefing the UN Chief about his domestic agenda, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said fight against terror is the top priority.

The Prime Minister said Pakistan seeks to have new relationship with Afghanistan.Pakistan is ready to assist Afghanistan in the process of reconciliation when asked. The UN Secretary-General lauded Pakistan’s contribution to UN peacekeeping efforts and paid tributes to its peace-keepers.



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