Pakistani nation will observe Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5 (Thursday) with the pledge to continue support for Kashmiris’ just struggle against illegal Indian occupation of the state since October 27, 1947.
The day is also observed with the objective of seeking a peaceful solution to the Kashmir problem, besides delivering a pragmatic message to the international community. The hallmark of the day would be human chain of Pakistanis and Kashmiris to reiterate complete solidarity by forming human chains on all six bridges at the entering points of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).
The day will dawn with special prayers for the martyrs of Kashmir, victory of the freedom struggle and expression of solidarity with the Kashmiri people, followed by mass rallies, symposia, walks-for-peace, conventions, meetings and speech declamations.
A one-minute silence will be observed at 10.00 hours on day to honour Kashmiri shuhada.
The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and the upper house of the
AJK Parliament, the AJK Council, will hold a joint session at Muzaffarabad to pay tribute to the people of occupied Jammu & Kashmir for their continuous struggle to achieve their right of self-determination.
Across Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) brisk preparations are afoot to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day to reiterate support with the Kashmiris in the Indian occupied state in their just struggle for the freedom of their homeland.
Keeping in view Indian Prime Minister Modi’s machinations to unilaterally alter the status of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK), the upcoming solidarity day on February 5, has become of special significance. Foreign Secretary of Pakistan has briefed the Ambassadors of the P-5 countries and the EU, based in Islamabad, on recent developments about Kashmir. Referring to the indigenous struggle of the Kashmiris, the Foreign Secretary reaffirmed Pakistan’s unflinching political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people. He emphasized that resolution of the Kashmir dispute was pivotal for ensuring peace, security and stability in the region.