Published On: Fri, Aug 16th, 2019
Published in Category: Peshawar

UN taking up Kashmir issue after period of five decades: Dr Firdous

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PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the United Nations (UN) is taking up Kashmir issue after a period of five decades.

Addressing a news conference in Peshawar on Thursday, she said that this is become possible due to role of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Firdous Ashiq Awan said that without merger of Kashmir in Pakistan the agenda of partition of sub-continent is incomplete.

She said minority including Sikh and Christians are in deplorable condition in India. The Kashmiri are also in terrible condition, she said.

She further said Indian government is violating basic human rights in Occupied Kashmir and people of the valley are facing severe shortage of essential commodities including baby food and life-saving medicines.

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, termed the UN Security Council call for a session on Jammu and Kashmir dispute as a diplomatic victory of Pakistan.

In a series of tweets on Thursday, she said Russia has also endorsed the demand of Pakistan and civilized world is taking notice of Modi government’s unilateral and illegal action.

The Special Assistant said session on Kashmir dispute by UNSC is a big blow to Indian claim that Kashmir is their internal matter.

She said Pakistan, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, will advocate the rights of Kashmiris to force India to solve Kashmir issue as per the wishes of Kashmiris and the UN resolutions.

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said Narendra Modi wants to commit genocide of Kashmiris in the same way Adolf Hitler did against a race. She said Modi wants his black action to fulfill the designs that he initiated to massacre Muslims in Gujarat.