CM, AJK President condemn Indian atrocities in IOK & controversial Citizen Act

Jam Kamal and Sardar Masood believe politically and economically stable Pak can guarantee peace in region and play effective role to resolve Kashmir issue

The Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan and President Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Sardar Masood Khan have strongly condemned the Indian forces atrocities in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) as well as its controversial Citizen Act.

In a meeting between the Chief Minister Jam Kamal and AJP President here on Tuesday, there was a consensus on that the extremist policies of the Modi government are not only threat to peace of the region but the same also depict the exploitative and extended designs of India. These policies have also unveiled the Indian face of secularism before the entire world, they maintained.

There was also a consensus in the meeting between the two that a politically and economically stable Pakistan can provide guarantee of peace in the region besides playing an effective role in resolving the Kashmir issue.

The President AJK Sardar Masood Khan on the occasion informed about the issues and hardships being faced by the Kashmiri people due to the ongoing lockdown continued in the Occupied Kashmir for a long time.

He also apprised about the situation emerged following the controversial Citizen Act passed by Indian government.

He said that the protest demonstrations are going on because of the controversial Citizen Act from Asam to Punjab. Several people have so far lost their lives in the protests, he mentioned adding that the BJP’s government’s inhumane policies and ongoing cruelties in the Occupied Kashmir are causing economic mess in India. Modi has appeared as a cruel dictator in India and he would face the same fate of Hitler and Mussolini, he believed.

Sardar Masood Khan on the occasion thanked the Chief Minister for the support being extended by the people of Balochistan to the Kashmiris.

Speaking to the AJK President, Chief Minister said that it is our moral, religious and political responsibility to support Kashmir people. He said that the people of Balochistan are stood by Kashmiri brethrens in their struggle.

He also stressed the need to support the Kashmiri people beyond our political and mere regional interests.

Meanwhile, during the meeting, it was decided to promote economic and trade relations between AJK and Balochistan besides benefitting from the experiences of one another in the mineral, business and cultural sectors.

The AJK President invited Chief Minister to visit AJK along with his provincial cabinet members.

The Provincial Minister and Advisors Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi, Abdul Khaliq Hazara, Sardar Abdul Rehman Khetran, Mir Akbar Askani, Mir Sikandar Umrani and Member National Assembly, Sardar Israr Tareen were also present in the meeting.

 

MASOOD KHAN PRAISES BALOCHISTAN’S SUPPORT FOR KASHMIR CAUSE.

Sardar Masood Khan, President Azad Jammu and Kashmir, today met Mir Jamal Khan, Chief Minister Balochistan. The meeting was also attended by Provincial Ministers Mir Zahir Baleedi, Sardar Abdul Rahman Khetran, Abdul Khaliq Hazara, Special assistant to the CM Mir Akbar Asakani, Parliamentary Secretary Mir Sikandar Omani, and Member National Assembly Sardar Israr Tareen.

The two leaders discussed the current human rights situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, strongly condemned the Indian Prime Minister’s extremist policies of exclusionism and also vehemently censured the Citizenship Amendment Act.

The AJK President expressed his gratitude to the Chief Minister for the support of the Balochistan people who have always raised their voice for the Kashmiri people and in the recent months actively held rallies and protests against India’s illegal moves in the occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He also thanked the Chief Minister for his recent visit to Azad Kashmir and for expressing his solidarity with the oppressed people of IOJK.

Masood Khan informed that the BJP-led Indian government headed by Narendra Modi has jeopardised the peace and stability of the region by propagating an extremist Hindutva policy which not only threatens Pakistan and Azad Kashmir but is also the Muslims living in India. This policy he said is a reflection of his expansionist policy of eliminating Muslim s and establishing the so called Akhand Baharat.

Both the leaders asserted on systematically taking up the Kashmir issue and presenting it at international forums including multilateral platforms like the United Nations. They said that the Kashmir dispute can only be resolved through peaceful diplomatic and political means.

Chief Minister Jam Kamal assured the President that the people of Balochistan will continue to support the just cause of Kashmir and they have taken this up as their moral, national and religious responsibility.

The President invited the Balochistan government to create linkages with the AJK government in the fields of industry, economy and small to medium enterprises. He said that we must utilise each other’s expertise in relevant fields especially in the mineral and extractive industry.

The AJK President invited the Chief Minister to visit Azad Kashmir and help make this endeavour a reality. The Chief Minister accepted the invitation and said that key members of his cabinet will also accompany him in the forthcoming visit.