ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has stated the visit of Hurriyat patriarch and chairperson of his APHC faction Syed Ali Geelani to Islamabad on the invitation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can be useful in projecting the voice of Kashmiris in Pakistan and internationally.
Hurriyat is the primary consultant of the individuals of Jammu and Kashmir. Because of the political stature of Geelani, Prime Minister Sharif has invited him to visit Pakistan and trade views on the present state of affairs in Indian Occupied Kashmir, stated Qazi Khaliullah, Pakistan Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson, in response to a query that not permitting the Hurriyat chairman to visit Pakistan is not a violation of human rights?
When informed that India is prepared to interact with Pakistan in accordance with the Ufa understandings, which embrace talks between the National Security Advisors (NSAs) on terrorism associated points solely, he stated it isnt advisable to have a selective strategy to Ufa understandings.
The Ufa Joint Press Release referred to as for a complete agenda, together with dialogue on all excellent points, counter terrorism, confidence constructing measures akin to spiritual tourism, launch of fishermen, peace and safety on the line of management and dealing boundary and cooperation inside the framework of SAARC. We have expressed our willingness to maintain talks with India if Kashmir is included within the agenda and no preconditions are set by India, the spokesperson clarified.
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