ISLAMABAD: The spokesperson of the Prime Minister’s Workplace on Tuesday mentioned that Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has persistently maintained that Pakistan and India should resolve their bilateral points, particularly the core situation of Jammu and Kashmir, by way of dialogue and peaceable means.
The assertion got here in reference to PM Shehbaz Sharif’s interview with Al Arabiya channel, the place he spoke in size about India’s violation of the Article 370 of its Structure that granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir.
The spokesperson talked about that PM Shehbaz Sharif has repeatedly said on file that talks can solely happen after India reverses its unlawful motion of August 5, 2019. “With out India’s revocation of this step, negotiations usually are not potential,” the assertion learn.
“The settlement of the Kashmir dispute should be in accordance with the UN resolutions & the aspirations of the folks of Jammu & Kashmir.” The spokesman mentioned that the prime minister made this place very clear in his interview with Al Arabiya information channel throughout his current go to to the United Arab Emirates.
The prime minister throughout the interview additionally highlighted the flagrant human rights violations in India held Kashmir, saying that India had usurped a semblance of autonomy given to the Kashmiris in response to Article 370 of the Indian Structure. The autonomy was revoked on August 5, 2019.
He identified that minorities in India have been being persecuted, including “This should cease in order that message can go across the globe that India is able to have talks.” Shehbaz mentioned India and Pakistan have been neighbours and so they needed to dwell with one another.
“It’s as much as us to dwell peacefully and make progress or quarrel with one another, and waste time and sources. We have now three wars with India and it solely introduced extra distress, poverty, and unemployment to the folks,” he mentioned.
“We have now learnt our lesson and we wish to dwell in peace supplied we’re capable of resolve our real issues. Emphasizing the significance of peace, he mentioned, “We wish to alleviate poverty, obtain prosperity, and supply schooling and well being services and employment to our folks and never waste our sources on bombs and ammunition, that’s the message I wish to give to Prime Minister Modi,” he added.