New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): A delegation of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) met Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit here on Monday and discussed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s recent meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
According to an APMC release, Hurriyat leaders Peer Saifullah and Altaf Ahmad Shah discussed ‘Kashmir policy’ with Basit.
“The Hurriyat delegation also handed over a message of their chairman Syed Ali Geelani to Basit, wherein he has stated that Pakistan should continue to maintain consistency and firmness over its Kashmir policy, and should play an active role in highlighting human rights violations committed by the Indian forces in Jammu & Kashmir in international forums,” the release stated.
The delegation is also said to have apprised the Pakistan High Commissioner about the present situation in Kashmir.
Last week, during Swaraj’s visit to Pakistan, it was announced that the Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet next month to discuss the details of the comprehensive bilateral dialogue.
According to the joint statement released by both nations, the discussions will involve peace and security, Jammu and Kashmir, Siachen, Economic and Commercial Cooperation, Counter-Terrorism, Humanitarian Issues, People to People exchanges and religious tourism. (ANI)