National Security Committee (NSC) has been informed that the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in his meeting with United Nations Secretary General, had handed over a dossier documenting the systematic human rights violations by India in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The Committee, which met under the chair of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Islamabad, also stressed the need for appointing a Special Envoy on Jammu and Kashmir.
The Committee expressed deep concern over repeated violations of line of control by India, resulting in loss of innocent lives owing to shelling and firing across the line of control.
The Committee also condemned violation of human rights in Occupied Kashmir and use of excessive force against unarmed civilians.
The Committee was briefed that the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister had engaged the leadership of several important countries to share Pakistan’s perspective on regional and global security challenges.
The Committee was further informed that Pakistan’s continued engagement with leading world powers on matters of regional security had generated a supportive sentiment for Pakistan amongst world leaders during interactions on the sidelines of the United Nations general Assembly in New York.
The Committee also reviewed the current developments in the relationship with Afghanistan as well as common avenues for continued cooperation, especially border management and repatriation of refugees.
The Committee reiterated its commitment for peace in Afghanistan through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process.
The Committee expressed its unwavering resolve to keep Pakistan’s defence impregnable against all forms of external aggression.