Report – Roundtable “Delegation from All Party Parliamentary Group on Kashmir (APPKG), London”

Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) hosted a Roundtable on September 19, 2018, with a 5-member delegation from All Party Parliamentary Group on Kashmir (APPKG), London. The group was in Pakistan to discuss the situation in Kashmir and to strengthen APPKG`s efforts to bring a parliamentary motion to put pressure on India. The members of the delegation included: Mr. Christopher Leslie, Member British Parliament and Chairman APPKG, Ms. Anthea McIntyre, Member European Parliament; Mr. Imran Hussain, Member British Parliament; Mr. Faisal Rashid, Member British Parliament; and Mr. Raja Najabat, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir self-determination movement.

Participants at the roundtable included: Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry, Former Prime Minister, Azad Jammu and Kashmir; Ambassador (Retd) Fauzia Nasreen; Ambassador (Retd) Ashraf Jehangir Qazi; Ambassador (Retd) Aziz Ahmed Khan; Dr. Rukhsana Qamber, President, Institute of Regional Studies (IRS); Mr. Khalid Rahim, Member Advisory Board, Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS); Mr. Tauqeer Ahmad, Member Advisory Board, Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS); Mr. Mohammad Farooq Rehmani, Senior Leader, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC); Shaikh Tajjamul Islam, Director, Kashmir Media Service; Mr. Mohammad Rafiq Dar, Spokesperson, Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front; Ms. Mushaal Hussein Mullick, Chairperson, Peace & Culture Organization; and Mr. Shahras Asim, Director Kashmir, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

Read More