Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani today extended his greetings to Pakistan for being elected as member to United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying that "despite strong opposition from America and India, the rest of the 151 countries expressed their faith and confidence in Pakistan." "It is encouraging that Pakistan has to share great responsibilities to restore human values, highlight and focus its attention on human rights violations wherever these occur in the world," Geelani, in a statement today, said.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat has called a meeting of its executive council on 21ist October Saturday at 10 am at its head office, Hyderpora, here to discuss some important issues including prevailing situation. "The meeting is scheduled to be chaired by amalgam chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani. All the executive members have been asked to attend the meeting positively," the spokesperson said.