MUZAFFARABAD: President Arif Alvi has reiterated that Pakistan will continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the Kashmiri people and extend all possible support to them until they realize their legitimate right to self-determination,
Addressing the session of AJK Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad today (Friday), he said Pakistan sticks to its principled position on Kashmir dispute whose resolution lies only in the UN Security Council resolutions.
The president said Pakistan has always given peace a chance but regretted that India is taking the matters towards deterioration.
Arif Alvi noted that Pakistan-India relations cannot improve without resolution of the lingering dispute.
Welcoming the recent statements of the UN Secretary-General, He said the world can no longer turn its back to the outstanding dispute.
Alluding to the oppression campaign unleashed by Modi government in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, President Arif Alvi said Pakistan will continue to highlight the Indian disgusting acts at the international forums including the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The president lamented that India has imposed ban on communications and internet in the occupied territory to hide its crimes.
He condemned the use of pellet guns saying these blinded innocent children and women. India is making attempts to change the demographic structure by deploying nine hundred thousand troops and introducing controversial legislation. He, however, said despite all these tactics, the Kashmiri people stand firm in their struggle to get freedom from the cruel Indian clutches.
He demanded that India allow the international media to visit the illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir to see the ground situation. In addition, action should be taken in the light of the UN Human Rights Commissioner report on Kashmir.