Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday apprised German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on post-Pulwama regional situation, and urged the international community to take notice of the “grave human rights violations in Kashmir”.
The Prime Minister welcomed Maas at his office in Islamabad, and told him that Pakistan attaches high importance to its relations with Germany, which are characterized by shared democratic values and multifaceted cooperation, Dawn reported.
The Prime Minister briefed the German foreign minister on Pakistan’s relations with Afghanistan and India as well as steps taken by his government towards de-escalation with latter.
The German foreign minister welcomed Pakistan’s efforts towards peace and stability in the region. He appreciated Prime Minister Khan’s responsible handling of the situation, particularly the decision of releasing Indian pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman. He also underscored Pakistan’s key role towards achieving a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan, the report said.