Seminar to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day held at IIUI

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Staff Reporter

To mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day, a seminar was held at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) during which the participants expressed wholehearted support for the Kashmiri people’s struggle for their right to self-determination under the United Nations resolutions.

Addressing the seminar, the participants called upon academia to play active role for Kashmir cause. They opined that dedicated research centers at the universities must be established that must hold inter disciplinary research on the cause.

The speakers paid tribute to the courageous people of Illegally Indian Occupied Kashmir, noting that they remained steadfast in their resolve despite lockdown, curfew and communication blackout since August 2019.

The activity was organized by the office of Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences. It was attended by Vic president Administration, Finance and Planning Dr. N.B. Jumani, Vice President Academics, Dr. Ayaz Afsar, Dean Faculty of Shariah and Law Dr. Farkhanda, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences Dr. Amna Mehmood, stage secretary Dr. Masood ur Rehman Khattak, faculty members and IIU students hailing from Illegally Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Addressing the Seminar, Dr. Ayaz Afsar said Kashmiris have been fighting for the right of freedom for centuries, world must pay attention to the Kashmir issue as situation has been worsening with every passing day.

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