Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir in a phone call on Tuesday.
According to the reports in the Arab media, PM Imran during his phone call with the Saudi crown prince apprised him about the current situation in occupied Kashmir which has been facing a clampdown since August 5.
This was the third phone call between the prime minister and the Saudi crown prince in three weeks. The two leaders earlier spoke about the situation in the region in a phone call on August 27, where they discussed the development of the situation in the region and efforts exerted towards it.
The curfew and communication blackout continued across the Kashmir valley and five districts of Jammu region on the 30th consecutive day, In Indian occupied Kashmir on Tuesday (Sep 3). Principal Secretary of occupied Kashmir, Rohit Kansal, confirmed to media that over 4,500 people have been arrested under the Public Safety Act (PSA). The law allows the authorities to keep anyone under detention for up to two years without trial.
All internet and communication services including landline and mobile phones and TV channels are closed in the Kashmir valley and five districts of Jammu region. Local newspapers are offline while most of them fail to bring out their print editions.
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27 September, 2019