Pakistan observes Kashmir Solidarity Day

Sheri Evans
February 6, 2018

He was addressing a workshop on Kashmir here on the occasion of Solidarity Day with people of Kashmir on Monday.

He said brutal force and propaganda cannot gag the voice of freedom, nor it can alter Pakistan's resolute and principled stance on Kashmir.

Meanwhile, a special sitting will be held today at the Aiwan-e-Karkunaan-e-Tehreek-e-Pakistan, the Mall, Lahore to express solidarity with the struggle of the people of Indian-held Kashmir.

He said the dream of peace and prosperity in the region will remain elusive without resolving the Kashmir dispute.

In his message, President Mamnoon Hussain said, "Pakistan reiterates its unwavering political, moral and diplomatic support to the people of occupied Kashmir in their struggle for self-determination right in accordance with United Nations resolutions". "You can close your eyes, pretend nothing happened but they (Pakistan) have to realise what's in front of them and take action against such people", said Raveesh Kumar, the ministry's spokesman.

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The embassy of Pakistan in Tehran observed Kashmir Solidarity Day on Monday to express unity with the Kashmiri people who have always been struggling for self-determination in northern India.

According to the Pakistan Railways, special posters regarding rights of Kashmiri people and Indian atrocities in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir were displayed on four trains.

The Pakistani ambassador added, "Recently, the Indian forces have employed new tactics [against the Kashmiris] ..., blinding thousands of innocent civilians by pellet guns".

He highlighted that six countries 1st Speakers' Conference hosted by National Assembly of Pakistan held at Islamabad in December, 2017 in its declaration has stated that the Kashmir Issue needed peaceful resolution in accordance with UN Security Council to ensure the global and regional peace and stability.

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