Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday tacitly rejected PML-N Vice Head of state Maryam Nawaz’s current claim that the federal government was preparing to make Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) a new province of Pakistan, saying he had “no concept where this claims came from”.
Maryam, in her speech as part of PML-N’s political election campaign in AJK on July 18, had levelled the said claims at the head of state, insisting that “a decision [to turn AJK right into a district] has actually already been taken.”
Addressing a rally in Tarar Khal, AJK today, the prime minister showed up bemused at Maryam’s declaration, as he described just how he actually plans on taking care of the Kashmir situation.
He advised his audience that “the United Nations had passed a resolution in 1948, giving the right to individuals of Kashmir to decide their future.”
The premier stated he was “specific that the people of occupied Kashmir would choose Pakistan” in that mandate, adding that the PTI government would certainly after that hold a second referendum to allow the Kashmiris make a decision whether they wanted to stick with Pakistan or favor self-reliance.
Replying to PML-N’s accusations of political election rigging, the head of state examined exactly how his party could gear the upcoming surveys when the PML-N was still in power in AJK as well as also the political election payment authorities were designated during the PML-N’s federal government.
The premier claimed his event had actually been asking the resistance for a year to come to review digital voting machines. “This technology assists you obtain result of surveys quickly and also there will certainly not be any type of requirement of hand-operated counting of votes and also moving of the polling bags from one area to an additional, which is a tiring exercise,” he claimed.
“However the resistance is not going to pay attention to us,” he rued.
The prime minister claimed his party made “significant adjustments” in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by relieving destitution and also servicing human development, which he stated was additionally acknowledged by the UNDP in its 2018 report.
He charged his political rivals of maintaining their mum on the Kashmir problem over the past decade. “India was striking Kashmir youngsters with pellet guns and Modi was being welcomed in a wedding celebration here,” the premier claimed in reference to Modi’s surprise see to Pakistan and also Nawaz Sharif’s home in 2015.
He affirmed that Sharif prevented conference Hurriyat leaders in order to quell Modi, “while Zardari was also busy counting notes”.
PM Khan also paid tribute to incarcerated Kashmiri leaders Ali Gelani as well as Yasin Malik for their nerve, claiming he was sure a day will certainly come when the Kashmiri individuals would certainly take a decision about their future.