ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, has suggested that in order to resolve the issue of Kashmir, Pakistan and India should initiate constructive talks. During an interview with Al Arabiya, Shehbaz Sharif highlighted the importance of eradicating poverty, promoting education, introducing health facilities and providing employment instead of dedicating resources to wars.
According to Sharif, he is interested in initiating serious and sincere talks with Indian leadership over the Kashmir issue. PM Pakistan said that the two sides fought three wars which led to misery, poverty and unemployment.
He condemned the violation of human rights in Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Shehbaz said that India has usurped Kashmiri’s autonomy provided by Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.
He also talked about the relationship between Pakistan and Gulf countries. He said both sides are working together as strategic partners and cooperating with each other to promote trade and culture. He added that Pakistan and Gulf projected Islam as a religion of peace and stood against terrorism.