Mirwaiz meets Pak envoy, says Pak’s Kashmir policy satisfactory


All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Monday expressed satisfaction over Pakistan’s policy on Kashmir during a meeting with Pakistan’s envoy to New Delhi. In an hour long meeting with the envoy, Abdul Basit, the Mirwaiz termed the efforts of the government of Pakistan for a just and permanent solution of Kashmir issue encouraging. He said that a just solution of vexed Kashmir issue could end tensions in the subcontinent and secure the future of over a billion people of South Asia besides bringing stability and economic prosperity to the region. In his meeting with Basit in New Delhi on Monday, the Mirwaiz expressed gratitude to the Government of Pakistan for putting in strenuous efforts for resolving Kashmir issue. ” They delved on the importance of the resolution of Kashmir issue, India and Pakistan Foreign Secretary-level talks, political situation in Jammu Kashmir, Human Rights violations in Kashmir, and a number of other issues connected with Kashmir,” a statement issued here by the APHC said. Welcoming the initiative of the resumption of dialogue process by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their recent meetings, the APHC chief expressed hope that both countries would take concrete steps towards resolving all their pending issue including the vexed issue of Kashmir during their upcoming Foreign Secretary-level talks. During the meeting, the Mirwaiz stressed that it is time that both countries take meaningful and bold confidence building measures viz-a-viz Kashmir in their Foreign Secretary-level talks which could help create a conducive atmosphere on the ground. Expressing satisfaction over the Pakistan’s Kashmir policy Mirwaiz said Islamabad’s stand of inclusion of Kashmir issue in the dialogue process was satisfactory and expressed hope that Pakistan will continue its political, diplomatic and moral support to the people of Kashmir in their just struggle.

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