Islamabad:Pakistan on Wednesday decided to suspend bilateral trade with India following unilateral and illegal actions by the Indian government inside Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and along Line of Control (LoC).
The decision was taken by National Security Committee in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister, Defence Minister, Interior Minister, Minister for Education, Minister for Human Rights, Minister for KA&GB, Law Minister, Adviser Finance, CJCSC, COAS, CAS, V-CNS, SAPM on Information, DG-ISI, DG-ISPR, Secretary Foreign Affairs and other senior officers.
The Committee discussed situation arising out of unilateral and illegal actions by the Indian government, situation inside Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and along LOC. The Committee decided to take following actions. The actions include downgrading of diplomatic relations with India, Suspension of bilateral trade with India and Review of bilateral arrangements.
It was also decided to take matter to the United Nations, including the Security Council. Independence Day this 14 August will also be observed in solidarity with brave Kashmiris and their just struggle for their right of self-determination. 15th August will be observed as Black Day.
PM directed that all diplomatic channels be activated to expose brutal Indian racist regime, design and human rights violations. PM directed Armed Forces to continue vigilance.