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February 5, 2020

Solidarity showed with freedom-fighting Kashmiris

Islamabad

February 5, 2020

Islamabad : The government will continue raising voice for people of the Indian-occupied Kashmir at all world forums, said Parliamentary Secretary for National History and Literary Heritage Division and member of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Ghazala Saifi on Tuesday.

She was speaking in a special programme titled 'Izhar-e-Yakjehti Kashmir' on the Pakistan Academy of Letters premises here as the chief guest. The event was meant to express solidarity with Kashmiri brethren in connection with the Kashmir Day and draw the attention of the international community, particularly scholars and writers, towards the gross human rights violation and humanitarian crisis in Indian-held Kashmir.

It was presided over by Dr. Ehsan Akbar fallowed by Mushaira of Pakistani languages on Kashmir. The chief guests were Ali Akber Abbas and Ali Ahmad Qamer. Eminent poets paid tribute to Kashmiris in various Pakistani languages.

PAL chairman Muhammad Salman was also present on the occasion and he thanked the participants. The proceeding was conducted by Shumaima Uffaq.

Ghazala Saifi said that today is 184th days people of Kashmir were facing curfew and complete communication blocked. She said that people are also facing shortage of food and medicines. She said that despite all these atrocities the spirit of Kashmiris is still high and will not avoid any sacrifice for their freedom.