LAHORE: The entire business community on Tuesday
expressing solidarity with the government and Pakistan armed forces said it
stands united along with nation against any foreign aggression and external
Mian Kashif Ashfaq, chairman Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development and
Management Company (FIEDMC) while talking to a delegation of investors who
called on him at FIEDMC Camp Office here said the entire business community
fully supported the valiant armed forces to thwart any aggression and
safeguard the geographical boundaries of the motherland.
“We are proud of our armed forces and will continue to extend cooperation
to all extent,” he said.
In regard of the Indian government’s decision to scrap article 370, he
called upon the international community to force India to respect the Human
Rights Charter and put an immediate end to gross human rights violations in
the occupied Kashmir. He said people from Azad Kashmir, Occupied Kashmir
and Pakistan unanimously reaffirm that Kashmir belongs to Kashmiris and its
future is to be decided by the people of Kashmir. He said “this day we
reiterate that we are for Kashmiris and Kashmiris are for us”.
He said all the illegitimate use of force and coercive measures by the
Indian occupation forces in the Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) had miserably
failed to suppress indigenous freedom struggle.
Appreciating Prime Minister Imran Khan’s admirable efforts to present the
cause of Kashmir before President Donald Trump he said that due to the
government’s untiring and timely diplomatic efforts, the issue would remain
alive till its peaceful resolution in line with the aspirations of the
Kashmiri people and the UN resolutions.