Lahore:Pakistan Muslim League President Senator Ch Shujat Hussain has said now we should talk about Kashmiris instead of Kashmir, it is not a matter of land or region but of rights, we will have to take immediate steps for solving the problem, implementation of UN Resolution can take another 50 years, Kashmir issue solution is must for durable Indo-Pak friendship and All Parties Hurriyet Conference should also be involved in the talks process.
He said this while talking to a delegation headed by Mir Waiz Umar Farooq and media at his residence here today. On the occasion, party’s senior central leader and Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi, Secretary General Mushahid Hussain Sayed, MNA Dr Attiya Inayatullah, Advisor to the Prime Minister Syed Qasim Shah, Advisor to Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Razzaq Khan, Mrs Farrukh Khan, Fauzia Naz, Mustafa Malik, , Barrister Shazia Anjum, Naeem Jauta and other leaders were also present.
Ch Shujat Hussain further said that for lasting solution of the Kashmir issue, it is essential that the Kashmiris leadership should be fully taken into confidence and this should be according to the aspirations of the people. He said that the Kashmiris are offering great sacrifices for the right of self-determination and we fully support them.
All Parties Hurriyet Conference leader Mir Waiz Umar Farooq said that Pakistan Muslim League leadership is sincere in the solution of Kashmir issue and we have been assured whenever meeting with the Indian leadership will be held, Kashmir issue will be raised before them, Kashmiris right of self-determination is also included in PML manifesto and they regard us as the only representative organization of the Kashmiris, for solution of Kashmir issue it will have to be raised at every level and the beginning of friendship of India and Pakistan is linked with Kashmir issue.
PML Secretary General Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed said that path for peace in Kabul and the region passes through Kashmir, we have told the American and European leaders that not only peace in Kabul but talks should also be held for granting the right of self-determination to the Kashmiris. He said that we recognize Hurriyet Conference as the only representative body of the Kashmiris, status quo on Kashmir has to be ended, Kashmir issue is on top of the PML manifesto and we will continue raising voice for Kashmiris everywhere and on all forums.