Kashmir issue should be resolved according to UN resolutions: Barjees Tahir

January 30, 2014

Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahir Wednesday said that Pakistan’s stance regarding Kashmir dispute is clear that the issue should be resolved according to the United Nations’ resolutions  and wishes of Kashmiri people.The minister expressed these views in a meeting with a delegation of Hurriyat Conference from Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K) here in his office.The minister said that UN Security Council’s resolutions were the only way to resolve the dispute, adding that people of Pakistan consider their country incomplete without Kashmir.

Barjees Tahir said that every child born in Pakistan takes birth with a sense that Kashmir would become Pakistan.
The delegation thanked Prime Minister of Pakistan for highlighting the cause of Kashmir at international level with true spirit.
The delegation pinpointed several issues faced by the Kashmiri immigrants in Pakistan and Azad Kashmir which included settlement of 5000 immigrant Kashmiri families who migrated after 1990, issue of National Identity Card, problems of admissions in colleges, issue of quota for Kashmiri immigrants in AJK jobs and rehabilitation of Kashmiri immigrants affected by 2005 earthquake.
They also thanked the Minister for being a true representative of the feelings of Kashmiris.
Barjees Tahir assured them to look into the matter seriously on priority basis and told the delegation that doors of the government and Ministry were always open for their Kashmiri brethren.