Resolution of Kashmir issue vital for regional peace: Pervaiz Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has said that resolution of Kashmir issue is imperative for durable peace in the South Asia.

Addressing a function in Islamabad on Sunday in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day, he said that the solution of the Kashmir issue will bring prosperity in the region and its people will get rid of illiteracy and poverty.

He said Pakistan will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris in the just struggle for their right to self determination. He said the whole nation will continue to support Kashmiris till the Plebiscite in the Kashmir.

He urged India to fulfill Jawaharlal Nehru’s promise of referendum regarding freedom of Kashmir. He said that India cannot become permanent member of UN Security Council until it fulfils pledges made by Nehru.

The Information Minister said that India should fulfill international obligations if it wants to become permanent member of UN Security Council.

Addressing the function, JUI-F leader and Chairman of Kashmir Committee of the Parliament Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the wishes of the Kashmiris in lines with the United Nations Security Council resolutions.

 

He said that international Community should play its role to help resolve Kashmir issue.

 

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