PM seeks ministries’ performance reports

Erdogan concerned over situation in occupied Kashmir

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday termed India’s move to revoke Article 370 as illegal and one which would destroy regional peace and security. His reaction came after the Indian government earlier in the day decided to revoke Article 370 that gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir and split the state into two Union Territories: Jammu and Kashmir with an Assembly and Ladakh without one.
The cricketer-turned-politician termed changing the status of Jammu and Kashmir as a “violation of UN resolutions. India’s move will further deteriorate relations between nuclear-capable neighbours, he said. Pakistan supports and insists on a peaceful resolution based on wishes of Kashmiri people and stands with them in their hour of need, he said in another tweet.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all federal ministries to submit their performance reports of last one year to the Ministry of Information so that people are kept aware of PTI government’s accomplishments. He was chairing a review meeting of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and its allied institutions in here on Monday.
Underscoring the pivotal role of Information Ministry, the Prime Minister said Pakistan Television represents national identity, culture and civilization and our values. The Prime Minister urged the PTV administration to create such programmes that highlight Pakistanism and reflect our social norms in true sense.
Prime Minister Imran Khan made a telephonic call to his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Muhammad and had a detailed discussion on the prevailing situation in India Occupied Kashmir with him. During the telephonic conversation today, PM Khan regretted doing away with Kashmir’s special status is a breach of international conventions and will play havoc with regional peace.
This step will further sour ties between the two nuclear-armed countries, he stressed. The Malaysian prime minister said his country is keeping an eye on the situation in IOK. PM Mahathir said he is looking forward to meet PM Imran Khan during the upcoming United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Session.
Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and apprised him about the prevailing situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). During the telephonic conversation today, Turkish president expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation in the occupied Kashmir.
PM Khan reiterated that Pakistan would continue its diplomatic, moral and political support to the cause of Kashmiri struggle for their right to self-determination, as enshrined in the United Nations Security Council resolutions.
PM Khan regretted doing away with Kashmir’s special status is a breach of international conventions and will play havoc with regional peace. Turkish president assured Pakistan about every possible support over the recent deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir.
The Prime Minister said that India’s illegal actions to modify the special status of the Indian Occupied Kashmir would have serious implications for the regional peace and security. He reiterated that Pakistan would continue its diplomatic, moral and political to the just cause of Kashmiri struggle for their right to self-determination, as enshrined in the United Nations Security Council resolutions.
President Erdogan shared the concerns on the developing situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir and assured of Turkey’s steadfast support in this regard. Meanwhile, United Kingdom (UK) Chief of Defence Staff General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM Office in federal capital on Monday. Bilateral ties between the two countries were discussed during the meeting.

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