In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders continued to extend their greetings to the people as well as Government of Pakistan on the Pakistan Day, today.
The leaders also thanked the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for highlighting the Kashmir dispute in the 48th session of the OIC’s Council of Foreign Ministers.
The APHC General Secretary, Molvi Bashir Ahmed Irfani, in a statement issued in Srinagar maintained that Pakistan is the greatest blessing of the Allah Almighty for the Muslims of the entire world as well as a fortress of Islam and centre of the hopes of the Muslim Ummah. He said Pakistan has always supported the Kashmir cause. He said strong and stable Pakistan is guarantee to the success of the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement.
He also welcomed the holding of the 48th session of the OIC’s Council of Foreign Ministers in Islamabad, describing it as a welcome step. We pay tribute to leadership and people of Pakistan on the behalf of the Kashmiri people, he said.
APHC leader, Bashir Ahmed Butt, in a statement in Srinagar thanked the OIC for its unequivocal support to the Kashmiris’ just struggle of securing their right to self-determination. He welcomed the statements of OIC Secretary General and other participants of the 48th session of the OIC’s Council of Foreign Minister in Islamabad for expressing solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiri people who are facing the worst Indian state terrorism. Bashir Ahmed Butt lauded the speech of prime minter of Pakistan Imran Khan in which he forcefully raised the Kashmir issue during the OIC conference.
APHC leaders, Khadim Hussain and Sibate Shabbir Qummi in a joint statement issued in Srinagar said the time has proved that the demand of Muslims of the sub-continent for a separate homeland for themselves was justified. They said the Bharatiya Janata Party has ruined the lives of Muslims living in India at present while it has broken all records of atrocities against unarmed people in occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Kashmir freedom struggle is the continuation of the Pakistan Movement and the day is not far when the priceless sacrifices of Kashmiris will pay off and Jammu and Kashmir will become a part of Pakistan, they said.
Khadim Hussain and Sibate Shabbir Qummi appreciated the statements of OIC Secretary General Hussain Brahim Taha and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on the Jammu and Kashmir dispute and said that both the leaders truly represented the sentiments and feelings of the subjugated Kashmiris. The APHC leaders said the Kashmiri people are engaged in a peaceful struggle for securing their right to self-determination and the day is far away when they will achieve their cherished goal.
APHC leader, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, in a statement in Srinagar said Pakistan is the center of hope for the people of the Islamic world in general and the people of Jammu and Kashmir in particular. He said after Makkah and Medina, if the people of Jammu and Kashmir love any country, it is Pakistan.
Meanwhile, APHC-AJK leaders including Mahmood Ahmed Saghar, Syed Yousuf Naseem, Syed Faiz Naqshbandi, Sheikh Abdul Mateen and Samim Shawl, in their separate statements in Islamabad also congratulated the people and government of Pakistan on their National Day, today. They said Pakistan has always extended its political, moral and displomatic support to the Kashmiris just struggle for right to self-determination.
The APHC-AJK leaders said the hearts of Pakistanis and Kashmiris throb in unison and one day Kashmir will become a part of Pakistan. They prayed for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.—KMS