Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday formed a seven-member committee to recommend legal, political, and diplomatic responses to developments in the Indian occupied Kashmir, a notification read.
The notification read: “The Prime Minister has been pleased to constitute, with immediate effect, a seven-member team who shall make recommendations to formulate the legal / political / diplomatic response on the latest developments related to Indian occupied Kashmir.”
According to the notification, the special team would comprise Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Attorney-General of Pakistan, Anwar Mansoor Khan, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood, and the PM’s special envoy, Ahmed Bilal Sufi, as well as the directors-general of the Inter-Services Intelligence, Military Operations, and the Inter-Services Public Relations.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned another session of the National Security Committee on today, a second session within a week following the Indian move to scrap special status of occupied Kashmir.
In the session, the top civil-military brass will mull over the response strategy after the Indian government revoked Article 370.
A briefing on the situation in IoK was given during the NSC earlier session, which was attended by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, the heads of all three armed forces, intelligence officials, federal ministers of defence, foreign affairs, and interior, and the directors-general of the Inter-Services Public Relations and the Inter-Services Intelligence.
PM Imran had convened a meeting of the NSC to discuss issues pertaining to the national security in the wake of cluster bomb attack carried out by India against civilians in Neelum Valley.