Governor discusses Indian atrocities in Kashmir with New Zealand’s envoy


Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, discussing Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir with New Zealand’s envoy, stressed that New Zealand should utilise its influence on India to prevent it from disturbing peace of the entire region. Talking to New Zealand High Commissioner Hamish MacMaster who called on him at the Governor House, the Governor said that there has been an alarming increase in the incidents of torture and rapes in the occupied valley of Kashmir by Indian forces, according to a statement issued on Thursday.
He said that the entire region had come to the brink of war with the brutality of India in the disputed valley of Kashmir. Imran Ismail said that the present government would continue to raise Kashmir issue at every international forum. “Pakistan will continue to support Kashmiris in their struggle for the right to self-determination.
The whole nation is ready to fight for the cause of Kashmir till the last drop of blood.” New Zealand High Commissioner Hamish MacMaster, indicating strong support to Pakistan’s stance, said that it was important for all of us to resolve the Kashmir issue according to UN resolutions for ensuring peace in the region. He said that life was at its peak in Karachi, where economic, social, cultural and other activities were in full swing and the foreign investors could take maximum benefit from it. Honorary Consul General Moin Foda was also present on the occasion.
The meeting discussed bilateral relations, investment opportunities and other important matters in detail. Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has said that the minorities in the country had equal rights as per the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and they were completely free to follow their religions. Talking to media at the inauguration ceremony of the I.T. Minister’s Forum for Youth, Innovation, Industry & Ease of Doing Business at the 19th ICTN Asia 2019 International I.T. & Telecom Show, the Governor said that masses were facing difficulties due to non-availability of basic facilities in Sindh.
He said that incidents occur everywhere across the world however there should be an effective mechanism to cope with different situations. Unfortunately citizens in the province of Sindh were not being provided proper health facilities. The hospitals being run under the administrative control of Sindh government were in poor condition.
Imran Ismail said that Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah was well aware of the situation, however, he said he would contact the Chief Minister and assure him the support of federal government if needed. Replying to a query about the campaign of Sindh Government for cleanliness in Karachi, the Governor said that full-fledged cooperation would be provided to the provincial government in this regard.—APP

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