Pakistan, India must resolve Kashmir issue in 'dignified and peaceful' manner, says General Qamar Javed Bajwa

While addressing the graduation ceremony at the Pakistan Air Force's Asghar Khan Academy in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Bajwa said it was time to extend 'hand of peace' but added that Pakistan will not allow 'anybody to misinterpret our desire for peace as a sign of weakness'

Press Trust of India February 03, 2021 16:44:23 IST
Pakistan, India must resolve Kashmir issue in 'dignified and peaceful' manner, says General Qamar Javed Bajwa

File image of Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. PTI

Islamabad: Pakistan and India must resolve the Kashmir issue in a "dignified and peaceful manner", Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Tuesday.

General Bajwa was addressing the graduation ceremony at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Asghar Khan Academy in Risalpur in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, according to the Army.

"Pakistan and India must resolve the long-standing issue of Jammu and Kashmir in a dignified and peaceful manner as per the aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir...," he said.

Pakistan is a peace-loving country that has rendered great sacrifices for regional and global peace, he said.

"We stand firmly committed to the ideal of mutual respect and peaceful co-existence. It is time to extend a hand of peace in all directions," he said. "However, we will not allow anybody or any entity to misinterpret our desire for peace as a sign of weakness," Bajwa said.

Updated Date:

Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro at ₹499 for the first year. Use code PRO499. Limited period offer. *T&C apply

also read

Beat up officials with sticks if they don't listen to you, Giriraj Singh tells crowd at Begusarai function
India

Beat up officials with sticks if they don't listen to you, Giriraj Singh tells crowd at Begusarai function

Singh rued that he frequently receives complaints from common citizens that officials concerned pay little heed to their complaints

JKBOSE Class 10: Annual regular exam results for Kashmir students likely to take few more days, says official notification
India

JKBOSE Class 10: Annual regular exam results for Kashmir students likely to take few more days, says official notification

The Jammu and Kashmir Board of Secondary Education (JKBOSE) also recently released Jammu (Winter Zone) results for Class 12 students

'PM never hides true self': Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad praises Narendra Modi
Politics

'PM never hides true self': Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad praises Narendra Modi

Azad's remarks come a day after he and other 'G-23' Congress leaders, pressing for a leadership change and organisational overhaul, at an event in Jammu said the party is 'weakening'