July 2007 News

4-member Pakistani Delegation Leaves For UK On Kashmir Issue

20 July 2007
Xinhua

Islamabad: A 4-member high-level Pakistani delegation left for UK on Friday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir and South Asian peace process, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported. Led by Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs & Northern Areas- Chief Executive NAs Maj. (R) Tahir Iqbal, the delegation will stay in UK for seven days to participate in various events to be organized in different UK cities, with the objective of expressing solidarity with people of occupied Kashmir and generating support for a solution of Kashmir, according to NNI. The delegation will represent the true sentiments of the people of Kashmir and highlight the Government of Pakistan's perspective, and sincerity for resolution of Kashmir dispute at different forums, NNI reported. The Federal Minister will highlight the need for urgent resolution of Kashmir issue and its importance for the peace and development of the countries of South East Asia. This visit holds special importance following recent advancements in the Kashmir resolution process as indicated by the encouraging response of Indian PM to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's peace initiatives.

 

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