Constructive role of Pak, Kashmir diaspora to raise Kashmir issue stressed


Former member of the European Parliament Dr. Sajjad Haider Karim here on Saturday emphasized the need of the performance of constructive role by the European Union, Britain-based Pakistani, Kashmiri diaspora community to promote the need of early peaceful settlement of Kashmir issue in the Western world. He was talking to journalists at a grand reception, hosted by Deputy Inspector General of Police Mirpur Division Dr. Khalid Mahmood Chauhan in his honour at a hotel here.

Commissioner Mirpur Division Ch. Shoukat Ali also attended the ceremony as a guest of honour. “We, the diaspora community, is able to perform health role to highlight the urgent need of early peaceful settlement of the Kashmir issue in line with the aspirations of the people of Jammu Kashmir state, the basic stake holders to the Kashmir conflict”, he underlined.

Responding to series of questions raised by the journalists, working for national print and electronic media, besides the AJK State press, ex MP European Parliament emphasized that it was the moral and global responsibility of the international community- besides the United Nations like international forums to take immediate notice of the increased human rights violations by the Indian occupying forces in Indian illegally occupied Jammu Kashmir State (IIOJK) – in view of the Jammu & Kashmir State, the internationally-acknowledged disputed territory – since the United Nations resolutions clearly speak of this reality”, he underlined.

Dr. Sajjad Haider Kashmir, currently Adviser (Middle East & Central Asia) and ex Member European Parliament for the North West England and the Holder of Sitar e Quaid-e-Azam, awarded by the government of Pakistan .