ISLAMABAD: (APP) Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Syed Ibne Abbas attended the ruling Conservative Party Annual Conference in Birmingham and briefed the participants about the human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).
The High Commissioner also attended fringe events and special sessions during the course of the conference.
He interacted with several ministers, lords, MPs, MEPs and representatives of the rights groups from across the world, a message received here Wednesday said.
He sensitized them about the volatile situation on the Line of Control (LoC) resulting from the unprovoked firing of the Indian military.
The High Commissioner received positive response over his remarks. There was a deep concern over human rights violations in the IOK.
He urged rights groups to send their representatives to the IOK to witness first hand the plight of the Kashmiri people and highlight the atrocities being committed by Indian security forces.
He also called for applying the same standards of human rights in case of Kashmir as anywhere else.
In his remarks in the fringe conference, High Commissioner spelled out salient points of Pakistan's positive economic trajectory and spoke about CPEC, security situation and Pakistan-UK bilateral relations which he said were on path to ever greater heights.
He spoke at length over the Kashmir issue and the ongoing atrocities of the Indian forces in the IOK.
The reception of the Conservative Friends of Pakistan was attended by Sir Patrick Allen McLoughlin, Chairman Conservative Party , lords, MPs, MEPs, councillors, member of the Pakistani diaspora and Tory Party members.