The Consul General of Pakistan in Manchester held a dinner reception in the honour President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Mr Masood Khan and his delegation including MLAs Ms Naseema Wani and Ms Sehrish Qamar .
This was an exclusive gathering which was attended by prominent community leaders and Members of Parliament. The MPs included Ms Liz Mcinninis, Mr Tony Lloyd, Mr Jeff Smith, Mr Jim Mc Mohan, Mr Afzal Khan, Ms Yasmeen Qureshi and Mr. Faisal Rasheed. Mr Wajid Khan MEP, Counsellor Asim Rasheed and CouncillorZahid Chohan were also present at the occasion.
The Consul General welcomed the guests and briefly introduced the audience. The President of AJK while thanking the participants said that occupied Kashmir is passing through the worst times of the recent history. He specifically mentioned that recent incidents of human rights violations in the Indian-Occupied Kashmir by the Indian military and para-military forces have posed grave threat to peace and security in the region. He called for the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions calling for a plebiscite and exercise of the right of self-determination by the Kashmiri People.