Peace will return to sub-continent only after resolution of Kashmir issue: Raheel Sharif

Srinagar: Former Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif has termed Kashmir as the unfinished agenda of Partition, saying normality will return to the region only after resolving the long-standing dispute, a media report said on Thursday.

 Sharif expressed these remarks while speaking at ‘Pakistan Breakfast’ on the sidelines of World Economic Forum (WEF)’s 47th annual meeting on Thursday, the report added.

The session was arranged by Pathfinder Group in its efforts to promote the country at the forum attended by the world’s leading political and business personalities, the report said.

Gen (retd) Raheel stressed that the Kashmir issue should be resolved as per aspirations of the Kashmiri people, and resolutions of the United Nations to achieve durable peace in South Asia, the report add. “Pakistan needs peace but the core issue is Kashmir, which has to be resolved first,” he was quoted by the report to have said.

“There are three words to explain how to move forward and these are Kashmir, Kashmir and Kashmir.”

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