February 2016 News

No Change In Pak Policy On Kashmir, GB: Top Envoy To Mirwaiz

8 February 2016
Greater Kashmir

New Delhi: The Pakistan envoy to New Delhi Abdul Basit on Monday assured Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq that the resolution of Kashmir issue in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of its people is the established policy of Pakistan. In a statement issued to the press today, Hurriyat (M) said that the Mirwaiz thanked the envoy for Pakistan's suport to Kashmiris, during an hour-long meeting with him in New Delhi. 'Mirwaiz expressed gratitude to the Government of Pakistan for putting in strenuous efforts for resolving Kashmir issue,' it said. Terming the efforts of the government of Pakistan for a just and permanent solution of Kashmir issue encouraging, Mirwaiz, according to the statement, 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.' Stressing that Kashmiri people have been suffering worst kind of atrocities for the past seven decades, Mirwaiz said the huge sacrifices of the people of Kashmir demand that the issue be resolved in accordance with the will and aspirations of the people. 'In the meeting, the Pakistan Envoy Mr. Abdul Basit assured Mirwaiz that the resolution of Kashmir issue in accordance to the wishes and aspirations of Kashmir people is the established policy of Pakistan,' said the statement. He assured Mirwaiz that there was no change in the policy of Islamabad relating Jammu Kashmir including Kashmir, Jammu, Ladakh, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.