ISLAMABAD: National University of Modern Languages (NUML) on Friday observed Kashmir Day to show solidarity with oppressed Kashmiris of India. The chief guest was Mian Abdul Waheed, Education Minister of Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK).
Waheed while addressing the students and faculty members of different departments of university said that Kashmiri people had been fighting a war against a despotic power for the last 64 years and 84,000 lives had been sacrificed on the line of freedom. Morale of Kashmiri people was as high as it was on July 1947 and they managed to keep this tradition of sacrifices alive only because they were supported and backed by valiant Pakistan armed forces and Pakistani people.
He further said that Pakistan and Kashmiri peoples continued to raise voice against atrocities of India on Kashmiri people and they stressed upon the international comity that it should play its role to convince India to give Kashmiri people right of self-determination in accordance with resolutions passed by UNO. He further informed that Kashmiri people and government also admired the stance that was taken by Pakistani successive governments on Kashmir issue irrespective of which party ruled in Pakistan Kashmir issue remained the central point of Pakistan’s foreign policy. He also said that the love of Kashmiri people for their Pakistani brothers reflect from the elements which were under control of nature. “Our rivers streamed down to Pakistan and air from Kashmir blew down to Pakistan,” he said.