Pakistan on Thursday stated it was wanting ahead to working with the brand new US administration, as US Secretary of Defence-designate termed Islamabad an “important companion” for the Afghan endgame.
“Should you take a look at the total assertion of Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, he appreciated Pakistan’s function within the Afghan peace course of,” stated Overseas Workplace spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri at his weekly briefing.
He clearly acknowledged that if confirmed, he would encourage a regional strategy having help from neighbouring international locations like Pakistan, the spokesperson identified.
Moreover, he additionally acknowledged that he’ll “deal with our shared pursuits that embody coaching future Pakistan navy leaders by using the Worldwide Army Schooling and Coaching (IMET) funds”.
“We stay up for working with the brand new US administration,” the spokesperson added.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had already felicitated President Joe Biden, expressed his readiness to working together with his administration.
Biden, a overseas coverage veteran, is effectively conscious of Pakistan and the regional state of affairs. He incessantly visited to the area as Head of the Senate Overseas Relations Committee and as vp.
He was instrumental in getting by the Kerry-Lugar invoice from US Congress that tripled the non-military assist to Pakistan as a part of incentives to encourage Islamabad to go in spite of everything terrorist outfits.
Pakistan is hoping that Biden administration would revive the high-level engagement which was suspended by President Donald Trump.
Additionally, the spokesperson stated the most recent revelations confirmed what Pakistan had persistently identified that the BJP authorities phases “false flag” operations; maligns Pakistan with terrorism-related allegations; stokes hyper-nationalism within the nation after which deviously manipulates nationwide sentiment in its bid to win elections.
“We had, on the outset, rejected India’s malicious propaganda towards Pakistan and highlighted that the largest beneficiary of the Pulwama assault in February 2019 was the BJP authorities, because it secured landslide victory within the ensuing Lok Sabha elections,” he stated.
“The transcripts additionally illustrate the unholy nexus between the ‘Hindutva’ regime and its cronies within the Indian media.”
“We hope that the worldwide neighborhood would take full cognisance of the state of affairs and maintain India accountable for its actions vitiating the regional surroundings and endangering peace and safety in South Asia,” the spokesperson stated.
He stated India continued to stay evasive on the horrific incident in Jodhpur, the place eleven members of a Pakistani Hindi household died in India underneath mysterious circumstance.
A gaggle of Pakistani Hindu Neighborhood from all throughout the nation, together with the relations of the deceased and the Patron-in-Chief of Pakistan Hindu Council known as on the overseas minister yesterday.
They handed over a petition, expressing critical issues over the persevering with failure of the Indian Authorities to hold out a clear and credible investigation to convey the perpetrators of the heinous crime to justice.
The household of the deceased has raised critical issues, hinting on the involvement of Indian Company ‘Analysis and Evaluation Wing’ within the incident.
“India has not defined as to why the our bodies of the deceased have been rapidly cremated with out informing the Excessive Fee for Pakistan in New Delhi (PHC) and why a autopsy within the presence of a Pakistan Excessive Fee’s physician was not permitted regardless of repeated requests by the excessive fee,” the spokesperson stated.
The overseas minister assured the delegation that the Authorities of Pakistan will proceed urging the Authorities of India to hold out a complete investigation into the matter and share its findings with Pakistan with out additional delay.
The Minister of Human Rights, Dr Shireen Mazari, has additionally addressed a letter to the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR), calling for structure of an investigation group underneath the auspices of the United Nations to research the deaths of 11 Pakistani Hindus.
For the reason that deceased have been Pakistani nationals, it’s incumbent upon the Authorities of Pakistan to be totally conscious of the circumstances underneath which its nationals died in India.
The Authorities of India is obligated to completely cooperate with Pakistan.
Coming to the state of affairs in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK), the spokesperson stated the navy siege, communications blockade, media blackout and each potential violation of the human rights of Kashmiri individuals proceed for 535 days since India’s unlawful and unilateral actions of fifth August 2019.
In a brand new low, the RSS-BJP regime has merged the civil companies in IIOJK with civil companies of sure different Indian states in violation of the worldwide regulation.
He stated India can not conceal its true intention behind such choices, which is additional disempowerment of the Kashmiris by removing of Kashmiri civil servants from IIOJK.
Pakistan firmly condemned the framing of Shabir Ahmad Shah, by the Indian authorities in a faux (six-year-old) case underneath the draconian Illegal Actions Prevention Act (UAPA).
“It’s instantly apparent that Mr. Shah’s prosecution has nothing to do with the upkeep of justice however is being undertaken by the RSS-BJP mix to muzzle the Kashmiri voices.”
Pakistan demanded that the faux fees towards Shah be instantly withdrawn, the political victimization of Kashmiri political leaders be seized and Shah and different incarcerated Kashmiris management be launched with out additional delay.
He stated Pakistan had additionally approached the United Nations Secretary Normal in New York to hunt quick launch of Kashmiri chief, Mr. Muhammad Yasin Malik.
“Mr Malik has been charged on counts of terrorism underneath the infamous Public Security Act (PSA) with out due course of and in violation of his basic human rights,” in response to the spokesperson.