Islamabad, 9 November 2021 (GNP/ TDI): Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan held a meeting with Yousef Aldoubeay, the OIC’s Special Envoy for Jammu and Kashmir, in Islamabad on Monday, 8 November.
The Prime Minister reaffirmed that a just settlement of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with UN Security Council resolutions and the demands of the Kashmiri people remains a necessity for South Asia’s long-term peace and stability.
He emphasised the significance of the OIC’s consistent stance on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, as well as the Islamic Ummah’s unwavering support for the Kashmiri people’s rightful struggle for their fundamental right to self-determination.
The Prime Minister emphasised the critical significance of allowing the OIC, UN, and other human rights organisations, as well as international media, access to IIOJK in order to undertake independent investigations and reporting on human rights violations.
He also called for that humanitarian aid and assistance be provided to the people of IIOJK.
The Special Envoy of the OIC for Jammu and Kashmir is visiting Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir to review the human rights and humanitarian situation in the Indian controlled Jammu and Kashmir firsthand. The Special Envoy will be accompanied by a high-level delegation that includes the OIC’s Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Ambassador Tarig Bakhit, and other senior officials.
The OIC’s Special Envoy on Jammu and Kashmir, appointed by the 14th OIC Summit in Makkah in 2019, has played a key role in directing the Organization’s principled approach on this issue. In March 2020, the Special Envoy visited Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. In Niamey, he presented his first report to the 47th CFM. The OIC reaffirmed its support for the legitimate fight of the Kashmiri people for their fundamental right to self-determination, among other things, in the report.
Envoy Yousef Aldoubeay also held meeting with Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary, Sohail Mahmood. for more information click here.