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Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL5774, tabled on 28 January 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they last discussed with the governments of (1) India, and (2) Pakistan, the resumption at the earliest opportunity of formal bilateral relations over Kashmir since the suspension of those relations in 2019.

Answered on

11 February 2022

India and Pakistan are long-standing, important friends of UK. The UK has consistently encouraged both sides to ensure communication channels are load-bearing and provide a means to find a lasting, diplomatic solutions to maintain regional stability. However, it is for India and Pakistan to find a lasting political resolution on Kashmir, taking into account the wishes of Kashmiri people.