ISLAMABAD: (APP) Egyptian Ambassador Sherif Shaheen on Friday assured his government's support to the endeavors undertaken by Pakistan for maintaining peace and stability in the region.
Sherif, who called on National Security Adviser (NSA) Lt. Gen (R) Nasser Khan Janjua, expressed his concern over the grave human rights violations perpetrated by security forces in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).
He appreciated the policy of restraint and patience shown by Pakistan in response to the hostile attitude of India, a press release issued here said.
The two sides expressed satisfaction on warm and brotherly relationship between Pakistan and Egypt, which are rooted in commonness of religion, history and culture.
Both the countries share their perceptions on a number of regional and international issues.
Lt. Gen (R) Nasser Khan Janjua briefed the ambassador on current situation in the region, especially heightened tension between Pakistan and India.
Instead of resolving the situation through political means or dialogue, the Indian government was using military might to suppress the innocent civilians, he added.
Nasser urged the international community to intervene and resolve Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolutions, reaffirming the right to self-determination for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
He expressed confidence in the ability of Egyptian people and the government to surmount all the challenges of security, political stability, social and economic development.