Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed on Monday to express whole hearted support of Pakistani nation to the just struggle of Kashmiri people for their inalienable right to self-determination under the UN resolutions.

In connection with the Day, Solidarity Walks are being organized across the Country and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).


On the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, a walk was held at the Constitution Avenue in Islamabad.

Officials of the Foreign Office led by the Foreign Secretary Syrus Sajjad Qazi participated in large numbers to express solidarity with the Kashmiri people.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated that Pakistan will continue to provide political, diplomatic and moral support to its Kashmiri brothers and sister and calls for the realization of their just right to self-determination as enshrined in the UN Charter and as guaranteed in the relevant UN Security Council and OIC Resolutions.Kashmir Solidarity Day being observed

Earlier in the morning, one minute silence was observed to pay homage to the martyrs of Kashmir.

Throughout the Country, posters and billboards have been displayed around important avenges, airports, and railway stations to highlight the plight of Kashmiri people.

Meanwhile, in his message on Kashmir Solidarity Day, President Dr. Arif Alvi said that the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir have been struggling to realize their right to self-determination for last seventy-six years.

The president said that the UN General Assembly annually adopts a resolution expressing unequivocal support for the realization of the right to self-determination for people under foreign occupation. Regrettably, the Kashmiri people have not been able to exercise this inalienable right.

President Arif Alvi said that the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) is one of the most militarized zones in the world.

The president said that following its illegal and unilateral actions of August 5, 2019, India’s efforts have been aimed at engineering demographic and political changes so that the Kashmiris are transformed into a disempowered community in their own land.

In his message, the Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar Ul Haq Kakar said that this is an occasion to pay rich tribute to sacrifices made by our Kashmiri brothers and sisters during the last 76 years.

The prime minister said that relevant UN Security Council Resolutions provide that the final disposition of Jammu and Kashmir will be made in accordance with will of people of Jammu and Kashmir, expressed through democratic method of a free and impartial plebiscite conducted under auspices of the United Nations.

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