Govt officials observe ‘Kashmir Hour’ to express solidarity with Kashmiri brethren


Like other countrymen, officials of the Sindh government also organized rally on Friday in connection with “Kashmir Hour” to express solidarity with their suppressed Kashmiri brethren and condemn the Indian atrocities in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).
The rally organized in Sindh Secretariat Karachi was attended by Chief Secretary Sindh Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah, Provincial Minister for Agriculture Ismail Rahoo, all secretaries of provincial departments and other officers. ‘Kashmir Hour’ was observed between 12pm to 12:30pm and the national anthems of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) were played in a show of solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiris. The participants chanted slogans against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kashmir Banega Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Secretary Sindh stated that Today, we gathered here in Sindh Secretariat on behalf of Sindh Government to express our solidarity with the people of Jammu & Kashmir. The people of Pakistan always stand with our Kashmiri brothers in their noble cause of freedom. We condemn Indian atrocities in Jammu & Kashmir and we demanded of the international community to take notice of Kashmir situation. Today, in Pakistan, people from all walks of life including all Officers and Officials of Sindh Government came out and stand for “Kashmir hour” to show solidarity with Kashmiri people. We also pay rich tributes to sacrifices being rendered by the people of Kashmir for their right to self-determination.
Speaking on the occasion Provincial Minister Ismail Rahoo said that all Pakistani people with our Kashmiri brothers. He further stated that people have forgotten Hitler and Genghiz Khan after seeing Modi’s atrocities in Occupied Kashmir.
The provincial minister further stated that He added that the purpose of today was to send a message from Pakistan that until Kashmiris get their freedom we would continue to stand with Kashmiris. He further stated that we are here to highlight atrocities being perpetrated on innocent Kashmiris by Indian forces.—APP