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NEW DELHI: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit has said that Pakistan will continue extending moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir in their legitimate struggle for self-determination as provided in the United Nations Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
He was addressing an Eid Milan party at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi on Tuesday.The Eid Milan party was also attended, among others, by the leaders of All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC).
Abdul Basit, while addressing the party, said it was hopedthat India would adopt the course of reconciliation by giving up opposition. He said that there was an appropriate environment for holding the Indo-Pak talks, which was needed to be promoted further.
The high commissioner said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was determined to promote peace between both the countries and hoped that both India and Pakistan would adopt the way of cooperation by leaving the way of opposition. He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wanted pleasant relations between Pakistan and India and both the countries would hold talks on all issues.
Abdul Basit hoped the prime ministers of both the countries would meet soon. The high commissioner of Pakistan thanked the APHC leaders who came to attend the Eid Milan Party. Mir Waiz Umar Farooq was among other APHC leaders who attended the Eid-Milan party.