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Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday again praised Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani calling him a “vibrant and charismatic leader”.

Referring to Burhan Wani as a “vibrant and charismatic leader”, he said that his “martyrdom has become a rallying point for the freedom loving people”, Dawn newspaper quoted Sharif as saying.

He claimed that “a promise was made to Kashmir 70 years ago, not only by Pakistan and the United Nations, but also by India to recognise the people’s right to self-determination”.

He also spoke about the efforts made to highlight the plight of the Kashmiri people at international fora and told the conference that Pakistan would continue to support the struggle of the people in the region.