FM calls Saudi counterpart over IoK

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi made a telephonic call to his to Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Monday and apprised him about the human rights violations and brutalism of Indian troops in Occupied Kashmir.
According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, during telephonic conversation, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud has reaffirmed Saudi Arabia’s traditional support to Pakistan on the Kashmir cause.
Earlier on the day, Prince Faisal also attended the Emergency Virtual Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir, convened on Pakistan’s call.
Foreign Minister Qureshi shared deep concern over the continuing double lockdown as well as the intensification of military crackdown by Indian occupation forces and attempts to change the demographic structure of the occupied territory by introducing new domicile law.
The two foreign ministers agreed to remain in close contact to take forward the important bilateral agenda and close cooperation in various fields.
Qureshi underscored that fraternal ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were deep-rooted and multi-faceted and the strategic relationship between the two countries was growing in myriad dimensions.