BAKU, Azerbaijan: The iconic Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku was illuminated with Pakistani flag on February 5, 2021 to express the solidarity of Azerbaijan with Pakistan on the “Kashmir Solidarity Day”.
The projection of the Pakistani flag on its national monument to mark the “Kashmir Solidarity Day” is a testimony of Azerbaijan’s bold and principled stance on the just struggle of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
In a statement, the Embassy of Pakistani in Baku said that the government and people thank the brotherly government and people of Azerbaijan for this great gesture of solidarity with the Kashmir cause.
The Embassy said that today’s event reflects that the peoples of Pakistan and Azerbaijan stand together in raising the voice for the oppressed people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK).
The “Kashmir Solidarity Day” was observed on February 5 (Friday) to express wholehearted support of the Pakistani nation to the just struggle of Kashmiri people for their inalienable right to self-determination under the UN resolutions.
The day was marked to expose the worst ever oppression being perpetrated by Indian occupation forces against Kashmiris in IIOJK.