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Pakistan has urged Muslim world to adopt joint strategy against terrorism

President Mamnoon Hussain has urged Muslim world to adopt a joint strategy against the menace of terrorism. During his telephonic conversation with the Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim, the President said Pakistan and Turkey are already cooperating for the elimination of terrorism. The two leaders said that Pakistan and Turkey are true brothers and intimate friends; share perception on different issues and fully support each other's stance on all international fora.  Prime Minister Yildirim said Turkey supported Pakistan on the issue of membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group with open heart and would continue to back Pakistan at international for a in future as well.

Islamabad calls upon world community to take notice of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir

Pakistan has called upon India to respect the basic rights of Kashmiris in Indian Occupied Kashmir. In a statement, Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz expressed deep concern over the detention of Kashmiri leaders on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. He termed the detension as violation of fundamental right of religious freedom of Kashmiris.  The Advisor also urged the international community to take note of the situation. Sartaj Aziz said celebration of Eid this year is specially significant because it is being observed all over the globe on the same day, from Pakistan to the Middle East and Europe to the Americas, and by Kashmiris in Azad Kashmir as well as Indian Occupied Kashmir.

"Government has succeeded to a great extent in overcoming various challenges": Commerce Minister

Commerce Minister Engineer Khuram Dastgir Khan says the government has succeeded to a great extent in overcoming the issues of energy problem, inflation and extremism. Talking to different delegations in Gujranwala, he said the government has steered the country out of difficulties in only three years. The Minister said record development projects are being completed to ensure provision of amenities to the people.

Analysts

Dr. Rashid Ahmad Khan (IR Expert):

“Pakistan and Turkey both are close friends and enjoying excellent cordial bilateral relations in all fields. Turkey has supported Pakistan in every issue at international level. Currently Turkey and Pakistan both are facing same challenge of terrorism. Both countries should cooperate with each other to defeat the terrorist. Current emerging situation in Middle East put the bad impact on Turkey. Every country has its own perception regarding terrorism; all countries should unite together on one agenda to defeat terrorism. All countries should stop interference in internal matters of other countries because such acts are promoting terrorism. International media should stop immediately blaming Muslims. World must realize that Pakistan itself is a victim of terrorism and borne huge human and financial losses.”

Syed Yousuf Naseem (Hurriyet Leader):

“In occupied Kashmir, Indian army’s atrocious and brutal activities are clear violation of international human rights. Indian army is using its shameful tactics and power to press the voice of those Kashmiri people who want freedom .In Occupied Kashmir there is no religious independence to the citizens and Indian troops did not allow them to join congregational Eid prayers. We are confident that a day will come when Kashmiris will get the freedom. Kashmir issue is an old dispute of the subcontinent which should be solved according to the resolutions of UN. Kashmiris have old and strengthened relationship with Pakistan which no one can break. Certainty, a day will come when Kashmiris will get its right of self-determination from India.”

 


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