PM, army chief discuss Kashmir situation – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa calls Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Prime Minister's House here Wednesday. The head of ISI is also present at the meeting.

ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the General Staff of the Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, called on Wednesday to Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed several issues, including the situation in Kashmir and its upcoming visits to the United States and Saudi Arabia.

"The latest developments in the regional environment, the situation in Jammu and Kashmir occupied in India and the Prime Minister's next visit to Saudi Arabia and the United States to attend the session of the United Nations General Assembly were discussed during the meeting, "said a press release issued by the Prime Minister Office.

During his visit to the United States, the prime minister will also meet with the president of the United States, Donald Trump, who offered to mediate between Pakistan and India on the issue of Kashmir.

Mr. Khan will address the UN General Assembly on September 25, followed by the direction of the Indian Prime Minister on the same day.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Khan telephoned Prime Minister Stefan Lofven of Sweden and discussed with him the situation in occupied Kashmir.

Imran carries out an innovative construction of easy prefabricated houses

According to the Office of the Prime Minister, the prime minister highlighted the illegal and unilateral steps of India on August 5 to change the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir occupied by India and to alter its demographic structure. He stressed that these steps violated the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council and international law.

Highlighting the grave humanitarian and human rights situation in occupied Kashmir, Mr. Khan called for the immediate lifting of the blockade and the curfew in place for 45 days, the elimination of traffic restrictions, access to humanitarian organizations and respect for the rights and freedom of cashmere. people.

The prime minister was quoted as saying: "The international community must urge India to fulfill its obligations under international human rights conventions."

Prime Minister Lofven expressed concern about the human rights situation and stressed the importance of reducing the situation and solving problems through dialogue.

The two leaders agreed to keep in touch and continue working together for peace and stability in the region.

Later, at the opening ceremony of Easy Prefabricated Homes, the prime minister said the technology would help fulfill the government's plan to provide affordable housing facilities on the fast track. "I recently visited Gwadar, where a 5-star hotel was built in five months through this technology," he said.

Khan sought China's help for affordable housing and other sectors such as agriculture, export and relocation of industries from China to Pakistan.

The plant for easy prefabricated houses is being created by the leading Chinese company Henan D.R. Construction group on the Lahore-Abdul Hakeem highway (M-3) in a special economic zone.

During the visit of the Prime Minister to Beijing, Henan D.R. Construction Group had decided to invest in Pakistan and transfer the technology to participate and manufacture prefabricated houses in Pakistan for export and domestic demand.

Posted on Dawn, September 19, 2019



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