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FM Bilawal raises IIOJK issue with US Congressman

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by May 19, 2022 General

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has drawn attention of US House Armed Services Committee towards Indian illegal actions of August 5, 2019 in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and its continued atrocities against the Kashmiri people.

In his virtual meeting with Chairman of the Committee Congressman Adam Smith on Thursday, the Foreign Minister specifically briefed about the steps recently taken by India to redraw the constituencies in IIOJK through an illegal delimitation process in order to change the Muslim majority into minority in the occupied territory.

He said Pakistan would remain proactive in exploring opportunities and overtures for steering South Asia towards peace, security and stability.

The Foreign Minister and the Congressman held detailed discussion on strengthening bilateral defense ties and agreed on the need for sustained engagement in this area.

Bilawal Zardari emphasized the importance of further strengthening business-to-business and commercial ties and allowing the U.S entrepreneurs the opportunity to benefit from the immense potential offered by Pakistan’s unique economic geography.

He invited Congressman Adam Smith to visit Pakistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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