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Sharif sparks row, describes Kashmir as 'unfinished agenda' of UN

PTI
Published Jul 27, 2016, 7:23 pm IST
Updated Jul 27, 2016, 7:25 pm IST
The Pakistani Prime Minister vowed to raise the Kashmir issue at every international platform.
Sharif made the remarks here while talking to newly elected lawmakers of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)
 Sharif made the remarks here while talking to newly elected lawmakers of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)

Islamabad: Describing Kashmir as "unfinished agenda" of the United Nations, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday vowed to raise the issue at every international platform and provide all sort of support to Kashmiris.

Sharif made the remarks here while talking to newly elected lawmakers of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) after his party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) won majority seats in July 21 elections to from the new government.

 

"The issue of Kashmir is unfinished agenda of the UN and Pakistan would continue to support the people of Kashmir morally and diplomatically," he said.

"Right of self-determination is the basic right of the people of Kashmir under UN resolutions and we will raise this issue at every international platform," he said.

He claimed that the people of PoK were "lucky as they enjoy full freedom" and vowed to support people of Kashmir.

"Our hearts beat with those people...and we are standing shoulder-to-shoulder with them," he said.

 

He directed the newly elected lawmakers to provide all sort of support to the people on the other side of the LoC.

Sharif said that newly elected assembly should focus on improving health education and infrastructure in the region.

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