Kashmir is a disputed territory and should be referred to as one: Fakhar 

Islamabad, August 05, 2021 (PPI-OT):Federal Minister for National Food and Security, Syed Fakhar Imam chaired a Webinar on “Kashmir Conflict in the Aftermath of August 5, 2019” organized by the Consulate General of Pakistan, Sydney on the second anniversary of revocation of special status of Kashmir by India on 5th August, 2019. The event was also attended by the Consul General Australia Muhammad Ashraf. The conference was streamed online through the Facebook page of the Consul General Australia which has 35,000 followers.

Federal Minister said that United Nations has on numerous occasions discussed the issue of Kashmir in the aftermath of the illegal and unilateral action of India on 5th August 2019, which proves that Kashmir is a disputed territory. He said that the world has started to open its eyes to the human rights violations in Kashmir which have been highlighted by international media such as NY Times, Washington Post, Wallstreet Journal etc.

Fakhar said that the emerging strategic partnership between USA, Japan, Australia and India has allowed India to expand its hegemonic designs in the region. Minister said that Imran Khan has raised the plight of the Kashmiris on every forum and will continue to do so in the future. He said that the government of PTI will continue to expose India as an oppressor and aggressor denying the Kashmiris their right of self-determination in violation of the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council.

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