Special virtual event held to commemorate 91st Youm-e-Shuhda-e-Kashmir


The Embassy of Pakistan in Stockholm organized a special virtual event to commemorate the 91st Youm-e-Shuhda-e-Kashmir. The event’s speakers included the Ambassador of Pakistan to Sweden & Finland Dr. Zahoor Ahmed, President Kashmir Council Sweden Mr. SardarTamur Aziz, Chairman Kashmir Council Mr. Ch. ZafarIqbal, Mr. Kashif Aziz Bhutta and Mr. Malik Shehzad. The event was also attended by journalists and members of the Pakistani and Kashmiri diaspora.

Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Zahoor Ahmed paid a rich tribute to Kashmiris martyrs who rendered the ultimate sacrifice for the right of determination of the Kashmiri people. He reiterated that the leadership and the people of Pakistan remain committed to extend moral, political, and diplomatic support to the people of IIOJ&K (Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir) in their just struggle for their fundamental rights. He expressed his deep concern at the inhuman condition of Mr. Yasin Malik’s detention in the infamous Tihar Jail since 2019 on trumped-up charges.He stated that a systematically engineered demographic change had begun in Kashmir post 5 August 2019, leading to the disempowerment and disenfranchisement of the Kashmiris.

Speakers highlighted the human sufferings in IIOJ&K in the shape of extra-judicial killings, fake encounters, rape and other gross violations of human rights were unspeakable. They urged the international organizations particularly, the UN to ensure peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute under the relevant UNSC resolutions. They expressed solidarity with the people of Kashmir and promised to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the Kashmiri brothers and sisters in their just struggle.

In the end, all participants offered Fateha and prayed for martyrs. Office of the Spokesperson, Mofa Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad Kashmir Council Sweden Nordic Times Urdu Kashmir committee sweden official.—PR


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