Pak to keep seeking international intervention to resolve K-issue: Gilani

June 10th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI  

Yousuf Raza Gilani Islamabad, June 10 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that Pakistan would keep calling for the global community to intervene in the Kashmir issue, and hoped it will play its role in safeguarding the rights of the Kashmiris.

The government is committed to a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute, Gilani said on Tuesday, hoping Pakistan and India would soon resume the composite dialogue process.

Talking to Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, executive director of the Washington-based Kashmir Centre, Gilani said Pakistan was concerned over the widespread human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Daily Times quoted him as saying that Pakistan had persistently been calling for the revocation of laws like the Kashmir Armed Forces Special Power’s Act (AFSPA), which was being used against the Kashmiri people.

He said the ongoing non-violent indigenous movement in Jammu and Kashmir, which broke out when the Amarnath Yatra Shrine dispute surfaced, had drawn the attention of the international community and the Indian intelligentsia.

Gilani appreciated Dr Fai’s role in furthering the cause of Kashmir. (ANI)

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