ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Thursday that no Indian movie will be screened in Pakistani cinema.
Speaking to the journalists outside the Parliament House, Pakistan will utilize all options for extending support to the Kashmiris in the wake of revocation of Article 370 by India.
She said efforts are being made to highlight the issue, including consultations at the UN by Pakistan's Representative Maleeha Lodhi, contact with heads of governments, and diplomatic engagements.
The special assistant said the civil and military leadership have resolved to transform this challenge into an opportunity by effectively highlighting the Kashmir issue.
She said Pakistan has given a united stance through a unanimous parliamentary resolution condemning the Indian act. She said a clear message has been given that Pakistan will show no leniency on the issue and go to any extent.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said the decisions taken in the NSC on the issue are being implemented. She said the Indian high commissioner has been asked to leave the country, and trade with India has been suspended.
She said no Indian movie will be screened in Pakistani cinema. She said a policy is being formulated to ban every sort of Indian cultural content in Pakistan.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said there is complete ban on media and other sources of information in occupied Kashmir. She said the international media and other neutral forums should be provided access to observe the situation in occupied Kashmir.
The special assistant urged the Pakistani media to play its due role for highlighting the Kashmir issue.
On the other hand, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal has said that remember February 27, Muslims are not afraid of anyone and Muslim dictionary has no word of fear.
At his weekly press briefing, the FO said that Prime Minister Imran Khan directed to use all options against the illegal measures of India. He also said that Pakistan has decided to trim relations with India, and India has also been informed about the decision.
Pakistan rejects the unilateral action by India
He said Pakistan rejects the unilateral action by India to change the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. He said India has been informed about the decisions of the National Security Committee (NSC). He said Pakistan will not send its high commissioner to India.
The FO spokesperson said Kashmir has been on the agenda of the UNSC and is a disputed territory. “Its final resolution has to be made under a UN administered free and fair plebiscite to ascertain the wishes of the Kashmiri people,” he added.
Earlier, the Indian government rushed through a presidential decree to scrap a special status for Indian-held Jammu Kashmir
, hours after imposing a major security clampdown in the region.
Amit Shah has announced to abrogate Articles 370 and 35A from its constitution, which gives special status and rights to the people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The announcement was made by Indi