NA Speaker asks for Malaysia’s support in resolution of Kashmir issue

Kiani/Zunera – October 01, 2019

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has asked for Malaysia’s support in resolution of Kashmir issue according to the aspirations of people of Kashmir and the UN Resolutions.

He was talking to his Malaysian counterpart Mohamad Ariff Bin Md. Yusuf who along with a delegation called on him in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Asad Qaiser said that fifty-seven days of lockdown in Indian Occupied Kashmir has converted the valley into a virtual jail and the situation in Kashmir valley is at the verge of a human catastrophe.

He said Occupied Jammu and Kashmir is the unfinished agenda of the partition of Sub-Continent and leaving the Kashmir dispute unresolved has brought the peace of the region at stake.

Speaker National Assembly said continued denial of the due right to Kashmiri people for decades and recent unilateral action by India has exposed its democratic outlook.

Mohamad Ariff Bin Md. Yusuf agreed with the Speaker Asad Qaiser terming Kashmir issue a flashpoint and an impediment in bringing peace in the region. He said that the issue must be resolved in accordance with the UN Security Council Resolutions and international commitments.

He said Malaysia and Pakistan share multiple commonalities which made them closer to each other.

Earlier, both sides discussed matters of bilateral interest and ways and means to further strengthen relations between the two parliaments. They agreed for enhancing cooperation in legislation, financial oversight and parliamentary staff exchange for sharing each other’s experiences.

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