Pakistan's Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed warns another Indo-Pak war likely in October-November
Pakistan's Railway Minster Sheikh Rashid Ahmed warns another war between the India and Pakistan is likely to happen in October-November. His comments were mainly targeted with the current on-going situation in Jammu and Kashmir.
Pakistan's Railway Minster Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Wednesday sparked controversy when he commented on the current geopolitical situation of Jammu and Kashmir. He was adressing a ceremony in Rawalpindi and said that India and Pakistan will go for a full fledged war in October or November. He said that the time for Kashmir's last struggle has come and this will be the last war with India.
He further said "The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) would have held a plebiscite in Kashmir till now if it really wanted to solve the issue. We must stand with the people of the occupied valley."
He questioned the motives and intentions of Indian PM Narendra Modi.
"Kashmir is on the brink of destruction due to barbarian and fascist Narendra Modi, and Pakistan is the only obstacle in front of him. Why is the rest of the Muslim world silent over the issue?" he asked.
He discarded the possibility of the bilateral with India.
"Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had assessed the anti-Muslim mindset in India beforehand. Those who still think about the possibility of dialogue with India are fools," he said.
He pointed out the future events of Pakistan in the current Kashmir situation and seems to be optimistic of getting support from China
"Imran Khan’s speech at the United Nations on September 27 holds vital significance. We are lucky to have a friend like China standing with us," he asserted.
Earlier he had tweeted of finishing what Indian PM Modi started.
"Prime Minister is considering a complete closure of airspace to India, a complete ban on the use of Pakistan land routes for Indian trade to Afghanistan was also suggested in Cabinet meeting, legal formalities for these decisions are under consideration... Modi has started, we'll finish!"
On Sunday, he made a similar remark at Muzaffarabad's City Press Club when he said that the subcontinent's map would change if India attacked and people would stand shoulder to shoulder with the army.