Islamabad, July 11, 2017 (PPI-OT): Minister of State and Chairperson BISP, MNA Marvi Memon on the directions of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited Poonch today to condole with the families of shuhada and inquired after the injured as a result of Indian firing across LOC.
She visited the homes of Faiza Saleem and Kalsoom Altaf martyred in Chattra, tehsil Abbaspur and reiterated the support of the Pakistani government for the Kashmiri brethren. She also visited IDP camp where she interacted with people displaced due to Indian shelling. She inquired after Habiba Siddiq, Mahnoor Tariq, Faizan Hanif, Rizwan, Abida Kausar, Sundas and Moulvi Abdur Razzaq who were injured. She appreciated their courage and said that the government will provide every facility for their medical treatment and rehabilitation.
Speaking on the occasion, she said that India should respect Line of Control (LoC) and stop its violation. It is a grave human rights violation as Indian firing across LOC has resulted in death of innocent Kashmiris. She appreciated the befitting response of Pakistan Army to Indian violations of LOC and said that our borders are secure and we sleep at night peacefully because of defenders of Pakistan. India should refrain from any misadventure.
She also criticized brutalities and atrocities of Indian armed forces against innocent Kashmiris in Indian Held Kashmir who have been demanding their right to self-determination in accordance with the United Nations resolutions. She called upon the international community to urge India to immediately put an end to atrocities against innocent Kashmiris and resolve the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN resolutions for a durable peace in the region.
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