Islamabad, August 04: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Tuesday that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-inspired BJP government has sown seeds of hatred in the hearts of Kashmiris, Express Tribune reported.

According to Express tribune, Qureshi, while presiding over an All Parties Conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding law and order situation in Indian Administered Kashmir  said that all Kashmiris have categorically rejected the unconstitutional and unilateral measures taken by the Indian government on August 5 last year.

“Pakistan has exposed the ongoing human rights violations in IIOJ&K at every international forum,” the foreign minister said. “India’s Hindutva policy is a threat not only to Kashmiris but to the peace of the entire region.”

The foreign minister added that India seeks to change the population demographics in the occupied valley by changing domicile laws, which is a clear violation of international law, the newspaper report said.

“Today all political parties of Pakistan stand united on the Kashmir issue,” Qureshi said. “India could not demoralise unarmed Kashmiri people despite torture and imprisonment. Today, the real face of the Indian government has been exposed to the world. The world is criticising India’s hateful policies,” he asserted.

The FM said the Pakistani nation and all political and military leadership have a common position on the Kashmir issue.

“Pakistan will continue to support its Kashmiri brothers until they get their due right, that of self-determination,” FM Qureshi said.

The meeting was attended by National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjarani, Minister for Information Senator Shibli Faraz, Federal Minister for Law Barrister Farogh Naseem, Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Amin Gandapur and Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Afridi, Senator Raja Zafarul Haq, former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and former defence minister Khawaja Asif among others.

This post was published on August 4, 2020