Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed today

ISLAMABAD: Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed on Friday across the country to condemn the on-going Indian state terrorism in Occupied Kashmir and to express support to the Kashmiris in their just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.

The decision to observe the Solidarity Day was taken by the Federal Cabinet at its meeting held in Islamabad under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday following the killing of innocent people by the Indian troops in occupied Kashmir on Sunday.

Different programmes including rallies, demonstrations and walks would be held across the country and in different parts of the world by Pakistanis and Kashmiris to draw the attention of the international community towards the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir and to highlight the need for peaceful resolution of the longstanding dispute.

In Azad Kashmir, the main function of the Day was held in Muzaffarabad where AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider addressing the public gathering paid rich tributes to the martyrs of liberation struggle.

He said India will never succeed to suppress the freedom struggle by killing the innocent Kashmiris.

AJK Prime Minister also condemned unprovoked Indian firing at Line of Control and Working Boundary.

In his message, on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that the people of Pakistan salute Kashmiri people for their courage, bravery and persistence in the just struggle against Indian occupation.

He said for the last 70 years the valiant people of Indian Occupied Jammu are struggling for realization of the inalienable right to self-determination which has been envisaged in the United Nations Security Council resolutions.

The Minister urged the international community to fulfill promise made with the people of Jammu and Kashmir by implementing UN Security Council resolutions.

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