PM Imran Khan phones Iranian president, apprises him of situation in IOK
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday phoned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and apprised him of the Indian unconstitutional acts and the worst situation in Occupied Kashmir.
The prime minister said that Indian treatment of the innocent Kashmiris is the violation of the international laws.
The Iranian president stressed the need for resolving the Kashmir dispute diplomatically. “There is no military solution to the Kashmir issue. It has to be resolved through diplomatic means,” he said.
He said that Iran would not desist from cooperation for getting rights for the Muslim nations. “Iran will try its best for peace and security in the region,” he added.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Pak and Iran have been cordial relations and will continue them in future.
PM phones King of Bahrain to apprise him of situation in IOK
On August 9, Prime Minister Imran Khan made a telephone call to the King of Bahrain Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.
The prime minister apprised him of the evolving situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and Indian violation of the UN Security Council resolutions.
Federal cabinet discusses Kashmir situation
Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan presided over a meeting of the federal cabinet.
Briefing the media about the decisions taken by the federal cabinet, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said that Prime Minister Imran Khan took the cabinet into confidence on regional situation emerging after revocation of independent status of Kashmir by India. “Focal groups have been formed on Kashmir in the context of parliamentary resolution that will work under their mandate and give concrete recommendations to the government.”
The cabinet appreciated the statement of UN Secretary General on Kashmir in which he expressed concern on the situation and also recalled that under Simla Agreement the final status of Jammu and Kashmir is to be settled by peaceful means, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations. “The cabinet reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment that it will not budge from its principled stand on Kashmir. It emphasized not to show any flexibility on this position and national interests of the country,” she added.