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Kashmir Black Day commemorated in Beijing

Islamabad, October 26, 2018 (PPI-OT): On the occasion of Kashmir Black Day, an event was organized by the Embassy of Pakistan, Beijing, co-hosted by Pakistan Embassy College Beijing on 26th October, 2018, says a press release received here today from Beijing China. The event started with recitation from the Holy Quran. A documentary showcasing Kashmir issue generated great interest amongst the audience. The College Principal in her address traced the historical background of the Kashmir issue. Students also spoke on Kashmir issue followed by a tableau on Kashmir, performed by the students which evoked strong emotional response from the audience.

Ambassador Masood Khalid was Chief Guest on the occasion and paid tributes to the just and fair struggle of the Kashmiri People. He said that the purpose of observing this day is not only to highlight the plight of Kashmiri people but to revive the memory of the Black Day when Indian forces illegally occupied Kashmir. Ambassador observed that India never fulfilled its promise of holding a plebiscite in Kashmir, despite numerous resolutions passed by UN Security Council making Kashmir issue one of the oldest unresolved disputes in the world.

He reaffirmed Pakistan’s unflinching diplomatic, moral and political support to the freedom struggle of the Kashmiri people and urged the international community to fulfill its promise to them in securing their right of self-determination. The event which was attended by a large number of members of Pakistani community, academics, teachers and people from all walks of life ended with the national anthem.

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