ISLAMABAD (92 News) - President Dr Arif Alvi has reaffirmed Pakistan's unwavering support to Kashmiris in their just struggle for right to self-determination.
In his message on the occasion of black day, the president paid glowing tributes to the sacrifices of Kashmiri people. He said the Kashmiri people have proved that India cannot suppress their voice.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged the international community to work for peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance with the relevant UN Security Council resolutions and wishes of the Kashmiri people.
The premier also urged the world to take practical steps to stop India from using state-terrorism as a tool to destabilize the region. He said the international legitimacy of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute is enshrined in the UN Security Council resolutions, which are binding.
He said it is collective responsibility of all member states to ensure compliance by India of its international obligations.
"We are observing Kashmir Black Day to condemn Indian illegal occupation of the state and to reiterate our unwavering support to the Kashmiri people struggling for their right to self-determination," PM Khan said.
In his message on the occasion of black day, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the brave people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJK) stand firm and steadfast in their quest for the right to self-determination.
The minister called for urgent lifting of the military siege and media blackout in the occupied territory. He said India should stop human rights violations and release Kashmiri leaders and youth.
FM Qureshi urged the international community to pressurize India to reverse its illegal course in the illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir and restore the Kashmiris’ fundamental human rights.
Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri have urged the United Nations to strictly implement the UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir and take strict notice of ongoing Indian atrocities in the occupied territory.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz in his message urged the civilized world to take practical steps for providing Kashmiris their legitimate and democratic right to self-determination.