STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Hurriyat Group Meets Basit, Asks Pakistan to Maintain Firmness on J and K

Published: 15th December 2015 04:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th December 2015 04:00 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: On Monday, a Hurriyat delegation met Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit, asking that country to maintain “firmness over its Kashmir policy”.

The High Commission refused to comment and there was no comment from the Indian side. A press release from All Party Hurriyat Conference-led by Syed Ali Geelani said a two-member delegation met Basit and other officials on Monday, to discuss External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s visit to Islamabad.

The delegation, comprising of APHC chief organiser Altaf Ahmad Shah and personal secretary to chairman Peer Saifullah, had handed over a message from Geelani to Basit.

According to the release, the message said, “Pakistan should continue to maintain consistency and firmness over its Kashmir policy and play an active role in highlighting the human rights violations committed by Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir on the international forums”.

Speaking to Express, Shah said the Pakistan High Commission had been approached two days ago for an appointment with Basit.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp