The day is not far when Kashmir dispute will be solved: Barjees Tahir

February 03, 2014

Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Chaudhry BarjeesTahir Monday expressed his optimism that the day is not far when the Kashmir dispute will be resolved.

Addressing a press conference here in Press Information Department (PID), the minister mentioned the single formula to resolve Kashmir issue that it could be resolved only through the resolution of United Nations.
He said that Pakistani nation will observe \'Kashmir Solidarity Day\' on February 5 (Wednesday) across the country including Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB) to express solidarity with the struggling people of Indian-held Kashmir.
Barjees urged the UN to play its due role for resolving this pending issue otherwise it could be caused any catastrophe not only for South Asian region but also for the whole world.
He said that UN should have to provide opportunity to the people of Kashmir for taking decision of their fate and future as it had conducted in East Taimoor.
He repeated the wordings of Qaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinah, the founder of Pakistan who termed Kashmir as \'jugular vein of Pakistan\'.
The minister said that since 1947, the government of Pakistan raised the voice for Kashmir which shows that the whole nation is on the same page for resolving the issue.
He sought active participation of the whole nation on this important day with Pakistan\'s principle stand for the right of self-determination to the people of Kashmir, adding that it would give a strong message to the world that the all Pakistanis are on the same page.
The minister said that the foreign office directed the embassies and high commissions of Pakistan abroad to organize special events on this day to highlight the plight of Kashmiris.
He said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had took the Kashmir issue in General Assembly of the United Nation, adding that PM would address the joint session of AJK Legislative Assembly and the Council in Muzaffarabad on February 05.