Freedom struggle in Kashmir is moving in the right direction: Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD  – Senate has adopted resolution against Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s anti-Pakistan statement on Monday.

Khawaja Asif, Defence Minister said that Indian government failed to paint freedom movement of Kashmiris as terrorism. The federal minister paid a rich tribute to armed forces for responding eloquently to Indian troops whenever ceasefire in violated.

The resolution moved by Senator Sehar Kamran of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) stated that Modi wishes to divert attention of the world off Kashmir dispute and that there would no compromise over defence and sovereignty.

He said that the international powers have rejected propaganda of Indian over Occupied Kashmir.

The Defence Minister informed the Senate that India violated ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC) at least 330 times from July 2016 to December 2016. He also said that claim of surgical strike was also refuted by international agencies.

Khawaja Asif further said that freedom struggle in Kashmir was moving in the right direction.