FS Mahmood raises IIOJK cry to diplomatic mission heads

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – February 17, 2021
ISLAMABAD: The foreign secretary (FS) Sohail Mahmood briefed the heads of diplomatic missions in the federal capital, in separate groups Tuesday, on the situation in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).

According to a press release, FS Mahmood highlighted the gross and systematic violations of human rights in IIOJK, India’s illegal attempts to change the demographic structure of the occupied territory, and threat posed to regional peace and security by these actions.

He underscored that the international community must take cognisance of the serious situation in IIOJK, call upon India to stop violations of human rights and other illegal actions, and facilitate efforts for peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.

FS Mahmood’s briefing was part of Pakistan’s regular diplomatic outreach to keep the international community fully apprised of the developments relating to IIOJK and the region.