Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has stressed upon the International Community to take note of the atrocities of Indian Forces on innocent Kashmiris. He said that it was worst form of state sponsored oppression against innocent civilians. The Speaker was addressing 5th conference of the Speakers and Presiding Officers of the IPU Member Parliaments through Video link being held in Vienna, Austria. The Speaker said that Indian illegal occupation of Jammu and Kashmir seven decades ago had resulted in blatant violation of fundamental rights including their right to self-determination, which has been promised to them by the international community through various United Nations Security Council Resolutions. He said that just resolution of Kashmir dispute and other such issues is fundamental to countering extremism around the globe. Referring to the bane of terrorism to which Pakistan had been subjected during last two decades, the Speaker said that Pakistan has remained a victim of terrorism and has suffered most. The Speaker said that as a consequence of terrorism, Pakistan bore loss of over 70,000 lives while economy lost almost 125 billion US dollars. He said that in war against terror, the erstwhile tribal areas were devastated and millions of people were internally displaced from their homes. He stressed for joint efforts for countering extremism and terrorism to reach our shared destiny.The Speaker said that India’s involvement in terrorism against my country became apparent to the world when an Indian spy, Commander Yadav was caught in 2016. He was involved in organizing and funding number of terrorist attacks in provinces of Sindh and Balochistan. He said that we have been successful in curbing terrorist activities. The improved security situation has been duly acknowledged by international community at large. He expressed his apprehension about the supremacist and fascist ideology spawning saffron terrorism, which is being pursued by the Indian Government. Such dangerous ideologies fuel extremism and pose serious threat to regional peace and stability. Concluding his address, the Speaker strongly reiterated Pakistan stands for peace as envisioned by our founding fathers.