Pakistan will continue to raise voice against HR violations in IIOJK

Pakistan will continue to raise voice against HR violations in IIOJK


Pakistan will continue to raise voice against HR violations in IIOJK

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Minister for Economic Affairs Division Ayaz Sadiq is leading the Pakistan delegation at the Summit of the Contact Group of the Non-Aligned Movement on post-COVID-19 pandemic global recovery being held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch at a weekly press briefing in Islamabad on Thursday said the Summit which began today is aimed at formulating NAM’s vision and strategy for promoting the agenda of post-pandemic recovery at international platforms.

She said it would also put forward an initiative of establishing a UN High-Level Panel on Post-COVID-19 Global Recovery.

The Spokesperson also highlighted the ongoing human rights violations in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir during last month and mentioned that the Indian troops martyred five Kashmiris.

She said Pakistan will continue to raise its voice against the grave human rights violations in IIOJK.

To a question about latest report of EU DisinfoLab about India, she said the report once again corroborates our long held position about some Indian media outlets involved in smear campaign against Pakistan.

The Spokesperson said Germany’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Tobias Lindner will pay his maiden visit to Pakistan from Saturday.

About boat incidents in Italy and Libya, she said seven Pakistani nationals drowned in a boat wreck near Libya’s port city Benghazi.

Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said the bodies would be transported to Pakistan with the support of local authorities and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The Spokesperson said Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will visit New York to attend the conference on ‘Women in Islam: Understanding the rights and Identity of Women in the Islamic World’, being held on Wednesday.

She said, the conference is being convened by Pakistan in its capacity as the chair of the OIC Council of Ministers at the UN Headquarters on the sidelines of the 67th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

She said the Foreign Minister will also headline an event on Islamophobia in New York on 10th of this month.