PTI govt has effectively highlighted Kashmir issue at global level: Speakers

Islamabad, November 10 (KMS): Speakers at a seminar have said that the PTI government in Pakistan has effectively highlighted the Kashmir issue at the international level and Prime Minister Imran Khan is playing his effective as the ambassador of Kashmiris to apprise the world about sufferings of the Kashmiri people.

The seminar on “The Concept of Peace and Freedom in Kashmir’s Culture and Identity” was organized by Rafah University and Center of Peace and Studies at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services in Islamabad.

The event was addressed by Federal Minister Fakhar Imam, Parliamentary Kashmir Committee Chairman Shehar Yar Afridi, Member of National Assembly Noorin Farooq Ibrahim, Vice Chancellor Rafah University Dr Muhammad Anis, Director Indian Study Center Dr Brigadier (retd) Saif Malik, Director Kashmir Institute for Public Relations Altaf Wani, Director Public Policy Department Dr Rashid Aftab, Member of National Assembly Ghazala Saifi, Director Center for Peace and Social Studies Asif Khurshid, Kashif Zaheer Kamboh, Dr Musab Yousufi and others.

The speakers said that India was systematically destroying the cultural heritage of Kashmiris and changing the demography in order to destroy the identity of Kashmiris. They said that Kashmiris had declared Jammu and Kashmir’s accession to Pakistan even before the creation of Pakistan.

The speakers urged the students to present the case of Kashmir on all social media forums. They said that the Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had declared Kashmir as the lifeline of Pakistan and had clearly stated that Pakistan is incomplete without Kashmir.

They said that the way slogans like Pakistan Zindabad are chanted in the presence of Indian troops in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and the way martyrs are buried in Pakistani flags is a referendum against illegal occupation of India and in favor of Pakistan.