The Diplomatic Society

 
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

The Resolution of Kashmir

27 October 2015

“The people of Jammu and Kashmir are waiting for fulfilment of promises made by the international community through UN Security Council Resolutions of April 1948, June 1948, March 1950, March 1951, January 1957 and the Resolutions of UNCIP of August 1948 and January 1949 that the final disposition of the State of Jammu and Kashmir would be made in accordance with the will of the people expressed through the democratic method of a free and impartial plebiscite conducted under the auspices of the United Nations.”, the High Commissioner of Pakistan in South Africa H.E. Mr. Najm us Saqib stated, adding that “the Prime Minister’s peace initiative is in line with his vision of a friendly neighbourhood that he enunciated immediately after taking office, two years ago.” He was addressing people from all walks of life gathered at the High Commission to commemorate the Kashmir Black Day in Pretoria today.

Speaking as the Chief Guest, the High Commissioner also reminded the world that Kashmir was one of the oldest unresolved issues on the UN agenda awaiting solution. He sincerely hoped that the international community especially the peace loving countries of Africa would continue to remain engaged on this vital issue.

The High Commissioner also briefed the gathering about the ongoing efforts of the Government of Pakistan for the affectees of yesterday’s devastating earthquake in Pakistan.

Madam Shamshad Syed, Maulana Ismail Hazarvi, Defence Advisor Brig. Zahid Malik, Commercial Secretary Qamar Zaman and others highlighted the important role of international community in helping to bring a sustainable and lasting solution to the dispute. Appreciating the active interest taken by the High Commission in highlighting the Kashmir issue, they expressed the hope that the South African community would be actively engaged on this vital subject. At the end, Maulana Akbar Hazarvi of Darul Uloom Pretoria offered prayers for a just solution of the Kashmir dispute and a bright future for the people of Kashmir.

A full house comprising intellectuals, academicians, journalists, religious scholars, Pakistan and Kashmir loving South Africans, Pakistan community members and officials of the High Commission attended a simple but dignified function, organised by the High Commission to observe the “Kashmir Black Day” in South Africa.

High Commission of Pakistan in Pretoria

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
_________________________________________________

January 2018

 
 
_________________________________________________

Translater


 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Modest Prosperity 12 December 2017 A book review by K Bhana A seminar was hosted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the Embassy of the PRC in South Africa to launch the second... <|> 54th Jamhuri Day Celebrations 15 December 2017 HE Jean N. Kamau, High Commissioner of Kenya to South Africa, hosted the 54th Jamhuri day Celebrations in Pretoria on 7 December 2017. The... <|> SA eyes World Science Forum 14 December 2017 South Africa has thrown its hat into the ring to host the World Science Forum in 2021. Initially held only in Hungary, central Europe, this biennial... <|>   Media and Advertising 14 February 2018 We took a peep into the future of advertising this February when RTAd Ltd, part of Iocono Holdings from London, became Global Media Innovator, GMI... <|> 26th Independence Anniversary of Kazakhstan 15 December 2017 21 journalists from 15 countries were invited for an eight day whirlwind tour of three major cities of Kazakhstan, in the heart of... <|> Easing travel regulations between South Africa and Kenya 3 May 2016 South Africa and Kenya have announced measures that will make travelling between the two countries easier. South African Home... <|> <|> SA Agulhas II sets sail for the 57th Antarctica expedition 15 December 2017 Not long after the SA Agulhas II set off on the International Indian Ocean Expedition, the vessel has once again left the... <|> <|> Finland at 100 15 December 2017 Ambassador Kari Alanko of Finland hosted a reception to celebrate Finland's 100th birthday. Photo: Ambassador Alanko (bottom right) pictured with embassy staff ant... <|>
© copyright 2011-2017| The Diplomatic Society| All Rights Reserved.