Kathmandu: Pakistan Embassy organized a discussion program on “Kashmir Solidarity Day: Undaunted Resilience in the Face of Continued Oppression” in the capital on Monday. The event was attended by journalists, writers and analysts as well as human rights activists. Messages of the President, Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister of Pakistan were read out.
In his message, President Dr Arif Alvi paid tribute to the Kashmiris on their resilience in their just struggle for the right to self-determination in the last seventy six years. President Alvi reiterated that seeking a just resolution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute will remain a key pillar of Pakistan’s foreign policy. Pakistan will continue to lend unstinted moral, diplomatic and political support to the Kashmiri people till the realization of their right to self-determination, as enshrined in UN Security Council resolutions, he said.
Likewise, in his message, Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar reaffirmed Pakistan’s unwavering support to the Kashmiri people’s just struggle for realization of their right to self-determination. Prime Minister Kakar demanded that India must allow unrestricted access to the UN and OIC observers, international media and human rights organizations to IIOJK to obtain first-hand information about the situation there; and investigate and report human rights violations. Pakistan will continue to extend its moral, diplomatic and political support for this just cause, he said.
Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani renewed Pakistan’s unflinching support to Kashmiri people’s struggle for realization of their right to self-determination.
Ambassador Abrar H Hashmi emphasized the role and response of international community in view of numerous UNSC resolutions promising to the people of Jammu and Kashmir about their right to self-determination. Any court decision and legislation taking place inside India does not affect the established status of IIOJK as disputed territory, he said.