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January 24, 2020

Signatures campaign for Kashmiris

Lahore

January 24, 2020

LAHORE: Punjab Assembly Speaker Ch Pervaiz Elahi on Thursday participated in the online “million signatures campaign” to express solidarity with Kashmiris.

Chairman Kashmir Committee Punjab and Law Minister Raja Basharat was also present. Deputy Speaker PA Sardar Dost Muhammad Mazari, Environment Minister Rizwan Ahmed and other members of the assembly also signed the campaign online. It was made clear by the campaigners that so far 165,000 people had signed up the online campaign.

Ch Pervaiz Elahi said that it is an effective move that the federal government had included the provinces in support of Kashmiris.

He added that the entire Pakistani nation and all political parties are united in support of the Kashmiri brothers. The Speaker called upon all members of the provincial assembly to express solidarity with Kashmiris by signing up online campaign. Raja Basharat said on the occasion that Kashmir Committee Punjab would observe the Kashmir solidarity day on February 5. He appealed that all people of Punjab should sign up the online campaign to express solidarity with their Kashmiri brethren.

US diplomats: US Consular Political Affairs in Islamabad Terry Steer-Gonzalez along with US Consulate Lahore Political and Economic Chief Berry Junker and Political and Economic Specialist Sadia Sadaf called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Pervaiz Elahi and MNA Moonis Elahi at their residence here on Thursday.

These US diplomats concerned with political and economic affairs exchanged views about prevailing political situation as well as economic situation. They also dilated on other matters of mutual interest as well as regional situation particularly Pak-India relations and Afghan affairs.

Speaker Ch Pervaiz Elahi said that in the background of old relations between the two countries besides mutual contacts and trade there is also need for more and more exchanges of delegations at sectoral and peoples level.