FM Qureshi, governor Sarwar discuss coronavirus situation, Kashmir issue
ISLAMABAD (City News) – Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar Saturday called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi as both leaders exchanged views on the coronavirus epidemic, Kashmir issue, political situation and other affairs of mutual interest.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the spread of COVID-19 was reduced by taking timely measures against the pandemic. The foreign minister stressed that implementation over precautionary measures must be ensured.
He said Pakistan is fighting the case of Kashmir before the international community under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The foreign minister praised the efforts of the Punjab governor when he apprised him of the contacts he made with the European and British parliamentarians to highlight the Kashmir issue.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that India is moving away from other countries of the region, being exposed before the world and facing defeat on every platform. Pakistan is standing by Kashmiri brothers and sisters, he affirmed.
Chaudhry Sarwar said India is committing worst state terrorism in occupied Kashmir. I am in contact with the European and British parliamentarians over the matter, he said while adding that vice-president of the European Parliament Fabio Massimo Castaldo supports Pakistan’s stance over Kashmir.
He also briefed the foreign minister about proposed special security arrangements to be made in Punjab on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha in view of the coronavirus pandemic.