Overseas Kashmiris playing vital role to highlight Kashmir cause: Kiani

RAWALPINDI:   (Parliament Times)    The commissioner overseas commission AJK government Raja Zubair Iqbal Kiani said overseas Kashmiris had doubled their efforts to highlight Kashmir issue at international level.

He was speaking during his visit to Kashmir Center (Media Center) organized by Kashmir Liberation Cell on Monday. He said world body had recognized Kashmiris right to self-determination through its resolutions but India was defying to its implementation, trampling international laws, morality and norms.

Director Media Center Sarwar Hussain Gilgiti briefed the overseas commissioner about the activities of liberation cell and media center. He said media center was efficiently working to highlight the objective of Kashmir liberation struggle.

Raja Zubair Iqbal told on this occasion that there are scores of organizations of overseas Kashmiris in UK, European and other countries. It was due to their effective lobbying that UN Human Rights Commission, Friends of Kashmir Group in British Parliament, and human rights committee of European Parliament presented their reports on human rights abuses in IOK, he remarked. He said debate on Kashmir was a big breakthrough.

The commissioner also appreciated the efforts of Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan for his frequent visits to UK and Europe for lobbying on Kashmir. He said Raja Najabat Hussain Khan, Ali Raza Syed, Wajid Khan and many other leaders have been doing great job in exposing Indian brutalities and ground realities of Kashmir to UK and European leaders.

DG Kashmir Liberation Cell Fida Hussain Kiani on this occasion said that his organization was working in an organized way under the direction of Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan. He said Kashmir issue was being highlighted through literature. Speech contests are  also being held in educational institutions to create awareness on Kashmir, he maintained. He also lauded the role of overseas Kashmiris who he said had intensified their efforts for highlighting Kashmir issue over the globe.

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