Kashmir is a political problem and needs political solution: Shah tell Pak HC
SRINAGAR - Democratic Freedom Party Chairman Shabir Ahmad Shah today held a four hour long meeting with the Salman Bashir, Pakistans High Commissioner in Delhi during which thread-bare discussions were held regarding the various aspects of the Kashmir issue.
According to the DFP spokesperson, Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir said that Pakistan wants stability in the South Asian region but the long pending issue of Kashmir has become a major cause of impediment. Peace will elude the South Asia till the Kashmir issue remains unresolved. People of Kashmir have every right to decide their future according to their wishes and aspirations, the spokesperson quoted Bashir of saying during meeting with DFP Chairman.
Stating that the Kashmir issue is the prerogative for the India-Pakistan friendship, Shah said that Kashmir is a political problem and needs a political solution. Kashmiri people are the main stakeholders in deciding the future of Kashmir and solution to this issue lies in the resolutions passed by the Security Council by the United Nations, Shah said.
He further said that the people of Kashmir have been fighting from the last 65 years for their right to self-determination and will continue to fight till the last end.
Expressing his gratitude to the support extended by the people of Pakistan shah said that the people and the government in Pakistan have always been helping the Kashmir cause at every level.
The government whether ruling or opposition and the people of Pakistan have always been at fore front for extending their diplomatic and political support, Shah said hoping that Pakistan will continue their support till the last movement.
Shah reminded the Pak high Commissioner that India had never been sincere in solving thye Kashmir issue. He asked the Indian authorities that if they are sincere in finding a lasting solution to the Kashmir then they should make a suitable environment in this regard. All the black laws prevailing in the valley should be withdrawn, political prisoners should be released and stop the human rights violations should be stopped immediately. Till all this not done finding a solution will go nowhere, he said.
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