Modi, who took office in May past year, has taken a hard line with Pakistan, insisting he is unwilling to discuss other issues unless Pakistan admits its role in terror attacks in India.
Senior Pakistani journalist Wajahat Khan said that the nation will keep on internationalizing the Kashmir issue in the “absence of bilateral effort” between Delhi and Islamabad. He also invited German investment in Pakistan, particularly through use of German technology and technical expertise in developing Thar coal, one of the largest coal reserves in the world.
According to press statement, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Saturday began his busy schedule of engagements here with a meeting with Bill Gates, focusing on matters relating to polio eradication and education. “At the appropriate time we will respond to this”, Swarup said.
The main letter dated September 4 expresses that there was no dialogue.
India would react to these cases “at the suitable time”, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) representative Vikas Swarup told columnists in United Nations. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi has mentioned that a brick and mortar wall is being planned to be built along the 197 kilometre stretch of border separating Pakistan from the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir which has been Pakistan’s wet dream from decades.
The prime minister will address the UNGA on September 30, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary announced in New York, adding that the is expected to present Pakistan’s foreign policy agenda and its position on several global and regional issues.
She said around 90 per cent of world’s leaders would be attending the event and the Prime Minister had a number of bilateral meetings lined up.
India and Pakistan claim the entire territory of Kashmir as their own, but based on an agreement in 1947, they use the heavily militarized Line of Control (LoC) to divide the Himalayan region between themselves.