KARACHI, Pakistan 

Pakistan on Thursday rejected a new set of laws introduced by the Indian government in its controlled part of Kashmir, which Islamabad views as a calculated attempt to alter the demographic status of the Muslim majority Himalayan valley.

“Pakistan strongly condemns and rejects the latest Indian action aimed at illegally changing the demographic structure of the Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K). The so-called “Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Order 2020” is another illegal step by India to settle non-Kashmiris in IOJ&K by changing the domicile laws,” Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

This, it added, was a clear

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