Srinagar, March 22 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leadership has extended heartiest felicitations to the people and government of Pakistan on eve of their National Day, the 23rd of March, and prayed for the stability, prosperity and progress of the country.
The APHC leadership, in a statement issued in Srinagar, highlighting the significance of Pakistan Resolution passed on March 23, 1940, said that it was undoubtedly the most important event in the history of South Asia. It said that the Resolution of March 23 gave new energy and courage to the Muslims of the region who gathered around the leadership of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah on the platform of the All India Muslim League to struggle for their freedom.
The leadership said that the Kashmiri people are highly grateful to the government and people of Pakistan for their continued moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris’ just struggle for right to self-determination. The leadership said it is Pakistan that is taking up the Kashmir dispute at every international forum, adding a strong and stable Pakistan is very important for the resolution of the dispute.
The leadership maintained that the Kashmiris’ struggle is the continuation of the Pakistan Movement and that the struggling Kashmiris draw inspiration from the historic Resolution of March 23, 1940. It reiterated to carry on the struggle against forcible occupation of Jammu and Kashmir till its freedom from Indian bondage and its merger with Pakistan.
Meanwhile, APHC also organized a ceremony on eve of Pakistan Day in Srinagar which was organized by APHC leader Dr Musaib Ahmad. They praised the courage and determination of the people of Pakistan and congratulated Pakistan on its National Day celebrations. They also prayed for prosperity, stability and development of Pakistan. They raised slogans like Pakistan Zindabad, Hum Pakistani Hain Pakistan Hamara Hai’.