Munawar for meaningful dialogue with India

ISLAMABAD(PPI)-Ameer Jamat Islami (JI) Syed Munawar Hasan on Monday urged the government to hold meaningful dialogue with India on Kashmir issue. Addressing the National Kashmir seminar organised by Jamaat Islami here, he said that in the past several talks were held with India but in vain. 'India always used delaying tactics in the name of dialogue, he added. He said that government should also review its policy on Kashmir and also stressed on media to play its role for highlighting Kashmir issue on the international map. Munawar Hasan said that there was need to raise Kashmir issue in an aggressive manner at the world level. He said that the slogan 'Kashmir will become Pakistan should be brought into reality. He alleged that international community has forgotten its promises but Kashmiris are continuously rendering sacrifices to keep the issue alive. He paid rich tributes to Hurriyat leader Syed Ali and said such kind of leader was necessary to get freedom. 'I salute the will and the firmness of Ali Gilani, he added. Speaking on the occasion, President Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) Raja Muhammad Zulqarnain Khan said that Pakistani governments in the past played their role to resolve Kashmir issue. He said three wars were fought to resolve the issue. He said sacrifices of Kashmiris would yield fruits and also vowed to render all kind of sacrifices for freedom cause. He added one day the Kashmir will liberate and become a part of Pakistan. Ammer JI Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Abdul Rasheed Turabi said that situation in Kashmir has worsened due to curfew for the last one month. He informed that life has come to a halt in Kashmir. Naib Ameer JI Punjab and former MNA, Mian Aslam stated that due to the Indian atrocities in Kashmir during the last one month, the life of people living in Kashmir has become most difficult as curfew had been imposed. He alleged that India was never serious in dialogue process with Pakistan. Syed Bashir Hussain Jaffery, an educationist also shared his views and paid rich tributes to the sacrifices of Kashmiris.

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