Pakistan is observing Kashmir Solidarity Day today (Feb 5) to express whole hearted support of the Pakistani nation to just struggle of Kashmiri people for their self-determination under UN resolutions. One minute silence will be observed at 10.00 am to pay homage to the martyrs of the liberation struggle of occupied Kashmir.
It will be a public holiday. Special arrangements have been made to express Pakistan’s fully support with Kashmir. Today President Arif Alvi will address session of the AJK Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad. He will also address a function in the federal capital in the evening. Human chains will be formed at Kohala, Mangla, Holar and Azad Pattan points linking Pakistan and Azad Kashmir. Rallies, public meetings, and seminars will be held across the country, including Azad Kashmir to draw attention of the world community towards grave human rights violations and brutalities against innocent Kashmiris by the Indian security forces.
Kashmir Solidarity Day is in observance of Pakistan’s support of and unity with the people of Indian-administered Kashmir, the nationalists’ efforts to separate from India, and to pay homage to Kashmiris who have died in the conflict. Solidarity rallies are held in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan and by Mirpuri Kashmiris in the United Kingdom. The day often marks unrest in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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23 May, 2019