MIRPUR -- Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has stressed the need to establish an umbrella comprising representatives of Kashmiri leadership from both sides of Line of Control (LoC) to effectively raise the plight of Kashmiris at international fora.
He was addressing to the party workers at Prime Minister Secretariat after giving the notifications of newly appointed Special Advisor to the government Raja Imdad Ali Khan Tariq and Advisor Zia Sardar in the state's capitale toe on Tuesday.
Raja Farooq Haider said that such umbrella could represent Kashmiri nation at all relevant international forums pleading their case effectively.
He said Kashmir is not a territorial dispute between India and Pakistan but the issue of the right to self determination of Kashmiris.
The Prime Minister said that foreign ministry's statements are not enough for Kashmiris. 'We are looking for some solid and practical steps from Pakistan in this regard', the premier added.
'Indian by resorting unprovoked firing at Cease Fire Line (CFL), wants to divert the attention of international community from the deteriorating human rights situation in the Occupied Kashmir. It would not be succeeded in its nefarious designs', the PM remarked.
Raja Farooq Haider added that we should have a unanimous slogan, which is referendum and no other option except plebiscite is acceptable for Kashmiris.
Referring to the Indian aggressive posture, the Prime Minister stated that people of AJK along-with valiant armed forces are ready to give befitting reply to the enemy. 'We have full faith in the professional capabilities of our Army which is capable to defend the frontiers of the motherland.
Commenting on the performance of his government, he said PML-N hundred percent implemented his manifesto in three years tenure. 'Thirteenth Amendment, Third Party recruitment through NTS...