Kashmiris will win struggle for freedom against India: Bilawal
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari attending the 49th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) in Nouakchott, Mauritania on March 16, 2023. — Twitter/@BBhuttoZardari
The FM proposed setting up of a special task force to ensure financial equity.
Peace between Pakistan and India is not possible without a solution to the Kashmir issue.
Bilawal emphasized on resolving the conflicts within the Islamic world.
Islamabad: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said. Kashmir and Pakistan We are bound by geography, faith, history and culture and will continue to give full political, diplomatic and moral support to the freedom struggle of Kashmiris.
Delivering his opening statement as chairman of the two-day 49th meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on Thursday, the Foreign Minister reminded that the security of the United Nations The council passed a resolution that the people of Jammu and Kashmir can exercise their right to self-determination through a referendum organized by the United Nations.
“However, India deviated from its commitment to implement the decision, and resorted to deception and force,” he said.
He said that three years after India’s unilateral and illegal actions of August 5, 2019, it is clear that its campaign of colonial expansion has failed. It will never succeed and the Kashmiri people will win their struggle for freedom and self-determination.
gave OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir And the OIC Secretary General and his Special Envoy have rendered valuable services in presenting and advocating the just cause of the Kashmiri people.
I am sure that the OIC Contact Group, when it meets here later, will adopt an effective plan to promote the cause of just Kashmir.
He said that between lasting peace without solving the problem Pakistan and India was not possible.
Special Task Force to Ensure Financial Equity
During the session, he proposed setting up a special task force of experts at the OIC Forum to develop strategies to ensure equal treatment in international finance, trade and taxation laws and structures.
“We should also demand speed. Debt restructuring For 60 financially vulnerable countries, redistribution of unused SDRs (Special Drawing Rights) to developing countries, large loans from multilateral development banks, large-scale public-private partnership investments, sustainable infrastructure and 100 Mobilizing billion-dollar climate financing pledges.
The foreign minister recalled that Pakistan was hit hard by the devastating floods last summer after facing the adverse effects of Covid-19, inflation, the economic collapse in Afghanistan and the consequences of the war in Ukraine.
He thanked the Islamic brotherhood countries for their generous support to Pakistan in the hour of trouble.
Regarding the Palestinian issue, the foreign minister said that OIC member countries should continue to condemn Israel’s repeated aggression on Al-Aqsa Mosque and the occupied Palestinian land.
The Palestinian people must have their own separate state within the 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital. “It may seem a difficult task today, yet I believe that the arc of history is towards justice in the hands of God Almighty.”
FM called for resolving conflicts within the Islamic world.
Regarding Afghanistan, the Foreign Minister said that Pakistan has made all possible efforts to prevent a major humanitarian crisis and economic disaster in this country.
He said that the OIC should play a role in developing clearly. The path to peace To encourage the Afghan Transitional Government in Afghanistan to fulfill earlier commitments. fully respecting human rights, especially the rights of women; promoting political participation; and eliminate the threat of terrorism from ISIS, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and other terrorist groups in the country.
The minister called for resolving conflicts and conflicts within the Islamic world, saying these conflicts “destroy our unity and solidarity, fuel terrorism and extremism and divert our attention from development”.
Pakistan will host the 18th OIC trade meeting in June.
He said that Pakistan warmly welcomes the restoration of diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran and the constructive role of the Chinese leadership.
He stressed that “it is time to work together to restore peace in Yemen, Syria, Iraq and Libya, and to that end, the OIC should use its security mechanisms to promote a negotiated solution.” should be strengthened.”
Talking about Islamophobia, Bilawal said that he has urged the Secretary General of the United Nations to make an action plan to stop Islamophobia.
He said that Pakistan will host the 18th OIC Trade Conference in June this year and is also looking forward to hosting the OIC Ministerial Conference on Women Empowerment later this year.
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