Pakistan is the voice of Kashmiris at the UN, says Maleeha Lodhi
New York—Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi on Saturday said that Pakistan’s mission is to be the voice of Kashmiri people at the United Nations, said a media report.
“We are the voice of the Kashmiri people in UN and are fighting their case [at an international level],” she told Geo News.
Lodhi said that Indian “atrocity has crossed all limits” in Kashmir.
“They [Indian troops] even fire on funerals and have injured countless children,” the report quoted Lodhi as having said.
“The recent wave of anger and resistance in Kashmir has been unprecedented and will bear fruit, she added.
She said that the United Nations Secretary-General has also shown concern over the issue.
“This concern should be converted into decisive action. The right of the Kashmiri people to self-determination should be granted to them,” she said.
Earlier in the day, Pakistan’s delegation had observed solidarity day with the people of Kashmir.
On Friday, Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed across Pakistan including Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) to condemn the ongoing state terrorism and violence by the Indian army in held Kashmir.(Agencies)