Srinagar: The working committee of Muslim Conference held a meeting here on Wednesday in wake of recent developments in south Asian region.
“Professor Abdul Gani Butt chaired the meet,” according to the statement.
“The dispute on Kashmir involves India and Pakistan – the two nuclear states in south-Asia and thus constitutes a potential threat to peace and stability in the region. This development has pushed the people of Kashmir as a whole to a situation where the feel as if they were neither Kashmiris, nor Indians and nor Pakistanis. We seek what they taught us to seek.”
The members pressed India and Pakistan to rise above yesterday’s bitterness and initiate a purposeful and a substantive dialogue process to ensure peace and stability in the region and resolve the dispute on Kashmir.
“Wars, the members emphasized, shall give us nothing. Talks must rid us all of emotionalism, extremism and confrontationist proclivities. This, indeed is an establish reality the talks can give us what wars could ever do,” the statement said.
The working committee members appreciated the Pakistan PM’s bold, imaginative and pragmatic approach to resolve disputes through talks with India.