KARACHI: A Kashmir Solidarity Day rally was held to observe the Kashmir Solidarity Day in the metropolis here on Sunday.
The Kashmir Solidarity Day rally was taken out from Peoples Chowrangi to the Mausoleum of the father of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah. Kashmir Day is observed to show Pakistan’s support in favour of Kashmiri brothers and sisters and their struggle for right to self-determination.
A large number of students, teachers, Kashmiri older persons, and people from different walks of life participated in the rally. Sindh Minister for Local Government (LG) Syed Nasir Hussain Shah specially participated in the rally in support of the struggle of Kashmiris living in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Nabi Memon, Commissioner Karachi Mohammed Iqbal Memon, and others also participated in the rally. While addressing the rally, Minister Nasir Shah said that Kashmiris should be given their right to self-determination as per United Nations (UN)s resolution. He said that the struggle of Kashmiris had been continuing for seven decades. Nasir Shah said that the IIOJK had become the biggest prison of the world. He said that the Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had raised issue of IIOJK across the world. He further said that Bilawal showed the real face of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s to the world.
The minister also condemned every form and activities of terrorism. He paid tributes to the martyred Kashmiri brothers and sisters and chanted slogans that IIOJK would become part of Pakistan.