BRUSSELS - Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan, Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir inaugurated the 6th annual Kashmir European Union week in Brussels. The event sought to explore water exploitation, trade, and environment in Indian held Kashmir on account of the continued conflict. Among others, speakers included Timothy Kirkhope, Member European Parliament, James Elles, MEP, Chairman of the All Party Group for Kashmir in the European Parliament (APGK), Barrister A Majid Tramboo, Chairman of the Kashmir Centre EU, Richard Howitt MEP and Nazir Ahmed Shawl, Chairman of the Justice Foundation,Kashmir Centre London. Attique discussed the relevance of the 3 dimensions that were on display with regard to the ongoing struggle of the people of Indian held Kashmir. He praised the work of the Kashmir Centre EU and the APGK in highlighting the Kashmir struggle at the European institutions and beyond. After discussing the ongoing human rights abuses, he highlighted the need for the European Union to do more with regard to solving the problem in IHK. Timothy Kirkhope, MEP highlighted that a solution to the Kashmir issue should be sought at all levels and noted that the UK has a special interest in the region and the issue. He expressed his concern that after 63 years it seems that a solution is no closer than it has been in the past. Barrister Tramboo highlighted that 118 deaths had been inflicted on Kashmiri youth by Indian military and paramilitary forces in IHK in recent months and dedicated the week to those slain youths. James Elles, MEP stated the international security issues of failing to resolve the Kashmir issue noting that Kashmir is surrounded by three nuclear powers.