Islamabad: Kashmir is Pakistan’s “jugular vein” and India’s determination to change its particular standing poses challenges to the nation’s safety and integrity, Prime Minister Imran Khan stated on Friday.
Prime Minister Khan in his message on Pakistan’s Defence and Martyrs Day stated his authorities has launched a proactive diplomatic marketing campaign on the earth capitals and on the United Nations to apprise the world neighborhood about Kashmir after India revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing on August 5.
Pakistan observes September 6 because the Defence and Martyrs Day to mark the anniversary of the 1965 battle with India.
“For Pakistan, Kashmir stands as its jugular vein. Altering its status poses challenges to Pakistan’s security and integrity,” Khan stated.
“I have also urged upon the international community to seriously consider the safety and security of India’s nuclear arsenal… this is an issue that impacts not just the South Asian region but the whole world,” he stated.
The prime minister stated the world neighborhood will likely be answerable for the “catastrophic aftermath” if it fails to concentrate to India’s nuclear arsenal.
“I have informed the world that Pakistan does not want war, but at the same time, Pakistan cannot remain oblivious to the challenges posed to its security and integrity,” Khan stated.
Tensions between India and Pakistan have spiked after New Delhi withdrew Jammu and Kashmir’s particular standing and bifurcated it into two union territories on August 5.
Asserting that abrogation of Article 370 was its inside matter, India has strongly criticised Pakistan for making “irresponsible statements” and provocative anti-India rhetoric over points inside to it.
Pakistan Military chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa who addressed the primary ceremony on the Common Headquarters in Rawalpindi stated Kashmir was the “unfulfilled agenda” of the completion of Pakistan.
“I want to make it clear that Kashmir is the unfulfilled agenda of the completion of Pakistan. It will remain so until it is a resolved according to the UN resolutions,” he stated.
Bajwa stated Pakistan had gained its battle in opposition to terrorism and was now combating to finish poverty and backwardness.
“Today there is a better environment of peace in Pakistan and the country gives the message of peace and security to the world,” he stated.
“Pakistan has fulfilled its responsibilities in the war on terrorism and now responsibility rests with the world community to full its responsibility and reject all forms of terrorism and extremism. Our fight now is against poverty, unemployment and economic backwardness after successfully confronting the menace of terrorism,” he stated.
The Military chief stated Pakistan would proceed supporting the peace course of in Afghanistan, including that the entire peace could be doable if all of the Afghan teams had been a part of it.
“Pakistan’s support will continue until complete peace is achieved in Afghanistan,” he stated, amidst studies that the US and the Taliban militants are set to signal a peace deal quickly to finish the brutal battle within the nation.
Pesident Arif Alvi in his message stated Pakistan will proceed to help the individuals of Kashmir and can increase the difficulty in any respect ranges and platforms.