ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid says Pakistan is committed to provide moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people.
Addressing a seminar on Kashmir in Islamabad today, he said Pakistan is a party to Kashmir issue and also a lawyer to fight this case.
He said it is our responsibility to fight the Kashmir case in the world. He said India should provide Kashmiris their basic right of self-determination.
He said the present government under the leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is effectively highlighting the Kashmir issue at international fora.
He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has offered more sacrifices for the cause of Kashmi than any other leader. He said he was made victim for bringing Kashmir dispute close to its resolution in 1999. He said dictatorship always ignored the Kashmir issue.
The Minister said the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is a real representative of people’s aspirations on Kashmir. He said commitment with Kashmiris will be strengthened in the days to come.
He said Nawaz Sharif in its speech at the United Nations drew the attention of the world body to its un-implemented resolutions on the issue.
Pervaiz Rashid said the present Government is working to strengthen Pakistan by improving economy, countering terrorism and overcoming energy shortage. He said a strong Pakistan can fight the Kashmir case more efficiently.
Information Minister said with the measures taken by the Government economy has improved and foreign exchange reserved has reached a record highest level of twenty-three billion dollars.
The credit goes to this Government for initiating the process to eliminate terrorism from the country.