Srinagar, February 05, 2015 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leaders have expressed gratitude to the people and government of Pakistan for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day, today, and exuded hope that Islamabad would continue to support the Kashmiris’ ongoing movement for right to self-determination. The day is being observed in Pakistan since 1990 to pay homage to the Kashmiri martyrs and highlight the plight of the Kashmiris.
The All Parties Hurriyet Conference at a meeting chaired by senior Hurriyet leader, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, hailed Pakistan for observing the Kashmir Solidarity Day and extending support to the cause of Kashmiris, the APHC spokesman said in a statement.
“The participants highly valued Pakistan’s support and hoped that the country would continue to lend support to the Kashmir cause on moral, political and diplomatic levels till Kashmir issue is solved according to the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris,” the spokesman added. The meeting was attended by Musaddiq Adil, Ghulam Mohammad Nagoo, Ghulam Nabi Zaki, and Khalil Mohammad Khalil.
Other Hurriyet leaders including Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi, Zafar Akbar Butt, Syed Bashir Andrabi, Javaid Ahmad Mir, Shabbir Ahmad Dar, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Mohammad Yousuf Naqash, Mohammad Iqbal Mir, Aasiya Andrabi, Zamrooda Habibi, Yasmeen Raja, Fareeda Behanji, Mir Shahid Saleem.
Abdul Majeed Tramboo, Sardar Pervez Mehmood and Muslim League Jammu and Kashmir in their statements thanking Pakistan for supporting the Kashmiris in their struggle for securing their right to self–determination.
They said that for the last so many decades this day was being observed by the Pakistanis depicting their unrelenting support to the Kashmir cause. This day is significant because on this day Pakistan tells the world that it is with people of Kashmir in their fight against occupation, the statements added.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, in a statement hailed the spirit of the people and the Government of Pakistan to show solidarity with the Kashmiris. He expressed deep concern over the current situation in occupied Kashmir.
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