ISLAMABAD; Pakistan has expressed deep concerns over the lack of medical supplies and assistance in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir to deal with coronavirus challenge.

In her opening statement at the weekly news briefing, Foreign Office Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui pointed out that 170 coronavirus cases have been reported in the occupied territory along with the deaths of five people from the virus.

She said six international human rights organizations demanded release of all those arrested in occupied Jammu and Kashmir underscoring that measures to combat coronavirus must respect human rights of every individual.

The spokesperson strongly condemned the latest Indian action to change the demographic structure of the occupied Jammu and Kashmir saying this is in violation of international laws and the UN Security Council resolutions.

The Spokesperson said Pakistan has decided to facilitate the movement of cargo trucks and containers to cross over into Afghanistan through Torkham and Chaman border crossing points thrice a week from tomorrow onwards.

Aisha Farooqui said a comprehensive and phased plan for repatriation of our nationals in different countries has been made. Under this, 101 nationals returned from UAE; 40 from Doha, 170 from Bangkok; 194 from Istanbul, 128 from Tashkent; 3 from Tajikistan, and 136 from Baghdad have been repatriated safely through special flights operated by PIA.

She said plans for the repatriation of our nationals from other destinations are also under active consideration.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV


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