Pakistan rejects political maps issued by India

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Pakistan on Sunday has rejected the political maps issued by India, which are incompatible with the United Nations (UN) maps.

According to a foreign office press release, the political maps of India, issued by the Indian Home Ministry yesterday, displaying Jammu and Kashmir region and seeking to depict parts of Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir within the territorial jurisdiction of India, are incorrect and complete violation of the relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

We reiterate that no step by India can change the “disputed” status of Jammu and Kashmir recognized by the United Nations. Such measures by the Government of India cannot prejudice the inalienable right to self-determination of the people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the press release added.

It further said that Pakistan would continue supporting the legitimate struggle of the people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir for exercising their right to self-determination in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.