UNSC to Hold Session on Indian Occupied Kashmir on Friday

The United Nations Security Council will hold a session to discuss the occupied Kashmir dispute on Friday.

Indian occupied Kashmir dispute would be discussed under the agenda item ‘Pakistan-India question’.

“This is a big success for Kashmir and Pakistan. The debate is happening after many decades,” the report said.

According to the reports, the UNSC president Joanna Wronecka as saying: “The UNSC will discuss the Jammu and Kashmir situation behind closed doors most likely on August 16.”

The decision is taken after China on Wednesday, backed Pakistan’s request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, asking for the body to meet behind closed doors on Thursday or Friday.

A day earlier, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi also wrote to the to the president of the Security Council, requesting to convene a meeting on Kashmir dispute.

India’s BJP government abolished the autonomous status of the occupied Kashmir territory through a rushed presidential decree. Since then, telephone lines, internet and television networks have been blocked in the occupied region and there are restrictions on movement and assembly.

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