Pakistan observes ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’, calls for end to atrocities

“Millions of Pakistan across the globe mark the day to express their support to the Kashmiris in the struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination under the United Nations (UN) resolution,” reported Geo TV.

Pakistan is observing ‘Kashmir solidarity day’ today as a mark of solidarity with the people of Kashmir in their movement for self-determination,” reported Radio Pakistan.

“Nation-wide one-minute silence was observed at 10.00 a.m. to honour Kashmiri martyrs,” said the reports

“Millions of Pakistan across the globe mark the day to express their support to the Kashmiris in the struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination under the United Nations (UN) resolution,” reported Geo TV.

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain will address the main ceremony of the “Kashmir Solidarity Day” in the country’s capital city Islamabad today.

“Besides the leadership of Hurriyat Conference, prominent political and social figures as well as the intellectuals would address the ceremony that would be covered live by national media. Different documentaries encompassing the decades-old Kashmir struggle would also be shown,” the report said.
In their separate messages on the day, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have said that the dream of peace and prosperity in the region will remain elusive without resolving the Kashmir dispute.
“They called upon the international community to urge India to respect the Human Rights Charter, put an immediate end to gross human rights violations in Kashmir,” said Geo TV report.

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