Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Friday that Pakistan was advocate of Kashmir cause and becoming stronger economically under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, which was matter of worry for India.
Addressing a seminar in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Dayhere, she said that future of the people of Kashmir was linked with a strong, secure and stable Pakistan.
The minister said that Kashmiris have rendered unprecedented sacrifices and kept the spirit of freedom alive.
She said a tragic history was being written by the Indian occupation forces in the occupied Kashmir during past 70 years and in the recent past India has destroyed the new generation of Kashmir by using pellet guns.
The minister said that Indian army martyred Burhan Wani last year but now every Kashmiri youth has the spirit of Wani, so India cannot crush freedom movement.
She made it clear that Pakistan was ready for talks with India on all issues but Kashmir dispute and rights of the people of Kashmiris will be discussed first.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif delivered historic speech at the United Nations General Assembly and reminded the international community about its promises with the Kashmiris, she said.
The minister said that Nawaz Sharif told the UN that Pakistanwill never give up support for Kashmir cause.
She said that sustainable development goals (SDGs) were set for the countries of the world, but why voice of the people of Kashmir was ignored.
The minister said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Pakistan was highlighting Kashmir at international level and it would not give up diplomatic, political and moral support for Kashmiris.