President Arif Alvi requests UN to send its observer mission to Kashmir
ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi on Thursday requested the United Nations to send its observer mission to Kashmir to witness the blatant human rights violations being committed by the Indian occupational forces.
Addressing a joint session of Parliament to mark the advent of new parliamentary year at the Parliament House in Islamabad, Arif Alvi highlighted the grave human rights violations in the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoJ&K).
“Pakistan likes to clarify that genocide in Kashmir will not be tolerated,” he said.
He said Pakistan wanted resolution of the Kashmir dispute through self-determination according to the wishes of Kashmiris and the UNSC resolutions.
The president said Pakistan will not abandon Kashmiris. “We were with them, we are with them and will remain so.”
He warned the Indian leaders not to take the issue to the point from where it would be difficult to return. Our wish for peace should not be misconstrued as weakness, he maintained.
Reminiscing the dogfight between the neighbouring country and capture of Indian pilot in its consequence, he said PM Imran Khan had announced to release Abhinandon for peace efforts.
President Alvi also mentioned about Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s arrest. He said purpose of Jadhav’s presence in Balochistan was to spread anarchy and subversive activities. He said viewing the heinous crimes of the Indian spy, the military courts had sentenced him to death.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader highlighted the achievements and projects of the ruling party and lambasted the previous governments for ruining the economy.
He said the incumbent government had ensured freedom of expression in the country.