April 20 , 2017
Pakistan pushing campaign to highlight Kashmir dispute: Sartaj
ISLAMABAD: Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said that Pakistan is carrying out an intensive campaign to effectively highlight the Kashmir dispute at the international level.
Responding to a calling attention notice moved by Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi, the Advisor said that letters were written to the UN, OIC, and other international forums to apprise the world community of the ongoing Indian brutalities in Occupied Kashmir.
Sartaj Aziz condemned the Indian forces for using Kashmiri people as human shield.
Meanwhile, Sartaj Aziz said a retired Pakistani Army officer, Lt Col Mohammad Habib Zahir, who went missing near Nepal had travelled to Kathmandu for a job.
“Col Habib has applied online for a job and after the modalities were finalised, he traveled to Kathmandu. He and his family had all the record of correspondence with the employer,” Sartaj told the Senate.
He said the former Army officer had reached Nepal via London but his cell phone went missing and he lost contact with his family. “According to preliminary investigation till his traveling to Kathmandu on April 6, 2017, Col Habib was in constant touch with his family. He lost connection on April 7 when he reached Kathmandu,” he added.
Sartaj said investigation reports have revealed all those who offered him job, received him at the airport and booked air ticket and hotel for Habib are Indians.
“When Col Habib went missing his family informed the GHQ and the government raised this matter with Nepalese government through Pakistani mission in Kathmandu. The incident has also been reported to UN Working Group on Forced Disappearances,” he added.
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