APBF chief warns against trade talks with India

APBF chief warns against trade talks with India

All Pakistan Business Forum President Syed Maaz Mahmood has expressed solidarity with the peaceful Kashmiris, saying the entire business community was fully supporting them and their cause of independence, warning the government against any kind of trade talks with India, which has crossed all limits to violate the human rights.

In a statement on Wednesday, he called upon the nation to send a strong message of support to Kashmiri people on Feb 5 and jolt world conscience seeking its role in stopping Indian atrocities in the occupied region. He said Kashmir cause is our top priority and APBF wants nationwide support to Kashmiri people.

Maaz also expressed complete solidarity with Pakistan armed forces, in its fight for the cause of Kashmir and for their fighting against terrorists. He said the entire business community along with the nation fully supports the armed forces for crushing terrorists. He said political stability coupled with better law and order was prerequisite for strengthening national economy and must for survival of the country.

The APBF president said the entire business community was fully supporting Kashmiris and their cause of independence. He further said the global economy is in recession and bilateral trade is diminishing, however, solidarity with Kashmiris is first priority not trade with India despite the fact that economic scenario is worse presently. He said India must understand that peace in South Asia is in the interest of regional countries and the whole world, as extremism will not only damage Pakistan but also hurt India.

He called upon New Delhi to abandon fanning militancy in Pakistan and opposing economic corridor which is in her own interest.

The APBF president accused the Indian government of trying to divert attention from its internal failure by resorting to unprovoked firing to create unrest in occupied Kashmir. He said that innocent children and youths were targeted during repeated Indian firing, adding India’s hypocrisy has been exposed before the whole world. “It is highly condemnable that Muslim youth are being targeted and killed by Indian forces in Kashmir,” he said.

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