Youm-e-Istehsal observed to express solidarity with oppressed people of Kashmir

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Sanaullah reaffirms Pakistan’s support to Kashmiris

Youm-e-Istehsal was observed in twin cities to mark the third year of Indian military siege of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) and denounce illegal, immoral and unconstitutional step to strip its special status.

In this regard, rallies, seminars and different functions were arranged by the government and civil society organisations to pay homage to freedom fighters of Kashmir and to denounce Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir.

Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah Khan while paying rich tribute to those who laid their lives in freedom movement of Pakistan and Kashmir on Friday reiterated Pakistani support to Kashmiri people in their freedom struggle from India.

Addressing an event regarding celebration of 75th Anniversary of Pakistan “An Exclusive Talk” organized by Islamic International University Islamabad (IIUI) here, the minister said India always violated United Nation Resolutions and tried to eliminate special status of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) some three years ago. India would never succeed to suppress the indigenous freedom movement of Kashmir people, he said.

While strongly condoning Indian forces unabated atrocities in the (IIOJK), the minister assured full support to the Kashmiris people. India was facing internal chaos and soon would divide in so many parts, he said.

The minister said that Pakistan came into being in the name of Islam and has unique position in all Muslim countries. Pakistan was achieved after untiring efforts of our forefathers under the acumen leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, he said.

He said later the time had proved that demand for separate country for muslims in sub-continent was right decision.

He said the entire Muslim Ummah expressed their pleasure when Pakistan became first Islamic nuclear power country in 1998.

The minister said Pakistanis were determined to overcome problems being face by the country. He thanked the Saudi government and Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman for their generosity and timely support in times of economic crisis. Pakistan was moving forward fast and would soon overcome all challenges, he added.

The minister also appreciated the university for organizing the event to celebrate the 7th Anniversary of Pakistan.

In connection with Youm-e-Istehsal, a rally was taken out from foreign office on the constitution avenue in Islamabad Friday to express solidarity with oppressed Kashmiri people.

People belonging to different walks of life including parliamentarians participated in the rally.

Carrying banners, the participants chanted slogans in support of Kashmiri people and against the Indian atrocities.

Speaking to the participants of the rally at D-Chowk, Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said Pakistan s commitment with Kashmir is everlasting and it will never dilute because of internal situation.

In his remarks, Adviser on Kashmir Affairs Qamar Zaman Kaira said the Kashmiri people have been braving the Indian atrocities over the last seven decades and sacrificed over one hundred thousand lives.

He said every Pakistani is aware of its national responsibility and stands by their Kashmiri brothers and sisters.

A protest walk and photo exhibition based on Indian atrocities were organized at Punjab Arts Council in connection with Youm-e-Istehsal.

The exhibition was inaugurated by Chairperson Peace and Cultural Organization Mishal Malik.

Addressing the ceremony, Mishal said that the extremist BJP wanted to turn the valley of Indian illegally Occupied Kashmir into Hinduism.

She said that the genocide of innocent Kashmiris had been going on for three years in Occupied Kashmir, and the cruelty of Occupied Kashmir has never been heard or seen in history.

“Fascist Narendra Modi and the Indian Army are turning Kashmiris into a minority in the valley by issuing domicile to six million Indian citizens in Occupied Kashmir,” she added.

Mishal further said that my husband Yasin Malik was kept in a death cell where his life was in danger.

The United Nations, Security Council, European Union and other international organizations were silent spectators to the human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir.

Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Shahera Shahid on Friday underlined the need for developing a support system for oppressed Kashmiris who needed Pakistan more than ever to raise their voice at every fora.

“India is in a strong position to block everything on the social media, but we have to continue our struggle and provide a support system to Kashmiris to ensure that their voices reach across the world,” she said while addressing to participants of Digital Photographic and Painting Exhibition held at the Pak-China Centre in connection with Youm-E-Istehsal Kashmir.

Islamabad police and district administration on

Friday conducted a flag march in connection with Youm-e-Isthsaal to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir to mark the three years of illegal siege in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.The vehicles of traffic police, police commandos, Rescue 15, patrolling police personnel, Pakistan Rangers and other law enforcement agencies participated in the flag march. The flag march commenced from the Pakistan Sports Complex and culminated at the same point after passing through various areas of the Industrial Area and Rural zone.

One minute silence was observed here on Friday

across the capital at 08:59 a.m. on Youm-e-Isthsaal to mark the completion of third year of Indian military siege of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and illegal, immoral and unconstitutional step to strip its special status.The traffic was also came to a halt on three points in the federal capital including Express Chowk Signal, Ayub Chowk and Faisal Avenue Chowk to express solidarity with Kashmiris.

 

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