Islamabad, August 01 (KMS): Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday urged the nation to mark ‘Youm-e-Istehsal’ (August 5) with the determination to strive for the freedom of Kashmiris from Indian oppression.
Khawaja Muhammad Asif shared his views in a exclusive chat with APP on upcoming Youm-e-Istehsal (August 5).
He demanded of the international community to take notice of the Indian atrocities unleashed on the Kashmiris and the genocide of Muslims and Kashmiris in the length and breadth of India on humanitarian grounds.
The minister said the maltreatment of Kashmiris in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) was a huge human tragedy that needed to shake the world’s conscience.
Khawaja said the coming Youm-e-Istehsal demanded that the entire international community, including Pakistan, to support the Kashmiris facing the worst Indian state terrorism and oppression in IIOJK and play its full role to help the innocent Kashmiris get rid of Indian occupant forces’ atrocities.
“The nation will have to celebrate Independence Day with the determination to end Indian oppression and tyranny of the Kashmiris and will not refrain from any sacrifice for the cause,” he added.
He said, “Pakistan will always continue its political, diplomatic and moral support for the right to self-determination of Kashmiris.”