Pakistan urges UN to send fact finding mission to Occupied Kashmir
National Security Committee meeting chaired by Prime Minister demanded ban on the use of pellet guns by the Indian troops in the held valley.
Pakistan has decided to approach the Human Rights Council of the United Nations to send a fact finding mission to occupied Kashmir for investigating the slaughter of innocent civilians.The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the National Security Committee chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad today. The meeting demanded ban on the use of pellet guns by the Indian troops in the held valley for dispersing people exercising their right to protest.It unanimously called upon the international community to condemn the blatant human rights violations and play its role in ensuring the realization of human rights of the Kashmiri people through fulfilling its commitments towards the people of Jammu and Kashmir under the UNSC resolutions.
"Kashmiris on both sides of LOC & across the world observed global Kashmir day"
The call for observing the day was given by APHC leaders.In occupied Kashmir , Chairman All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and other Hurriyet leaders have called for observing Global Kashmir Day today and a march towards Islamabad town in the Valley on Monday.The leaders in a joint statement in Srinagar also called for complete shutdown in the occupied territory on Saturday.They said that on Sunday, complete strike would be observed in the day and blackout in the night while on Monday, besides observing total shutdown, a public meeting would be held in Islamabad town to pay tributes to the martyrs.
"Reservations of KP & Balochistan on CPEC have been addressed successfully: Ahsan Iqbal informed senate"
He said we have successfully addressed all the reservations of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan on the project.Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal informed the House that the provinces are currently carrying out feasibility studies for the establishment of special economic zones under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project.He said China has also offered to extend cooperation in the establishment of four to five economic zones in different parts of the country.
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Dr. Talat Wizarat (IR Expert):
“Pakistan has made an important decision to raise Kashmir issue at global level. India is not going to do anything without pressure of global community. Indian forces are intentionally attacking Kashmiri people. It is time to take concrete steps for Kashmir . UN has never put any check on India Israel. it should help resolving Kashmir dispute at the earliest.
Dostain Khan Jamaldini (Chairman, Gwadar Port Authority):
“CPEC is a long term project, which is part of regional connectivity project. This project is going to offer many incentives in future. Federal and Provincial governments are looking at all matters very keenly. Many projects are moving towards completion and all arrangements are satisfactory. Gwadar has become a peaceful area. After completion of projects, Gwadar will provide employment opportunities to educated and healthy people.”