Islamabad, September 07 (KMS): Speakers at a seminar organized by Friends of Kashmir, Kashmir Media Service and National Press Club, Islamabad, paid rich tributes to Sheikh Tajammul-ul-Islam, a renowned Kashmiri scholar, great champion of Kashmir cause and Executive Director, Kashmir Media Service, on his first anniversary.
The event was attended by Hurriyat leaders, journalists and people from other walks of life. Chairperson, Friends of Kashmir, Ghazala Habib, presided over the function while former APHC-AJK Convener Muhammad Farooq Rehmani was the Guest of Honour.
The speakers including former President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan, on the occasion, remembered the services of Sheikh Tajammul-ul-Islam for the Kashmir cause on media front. They said that Sheikh Tajammul always stood firm in the face of oppression. He preferred to lead a migrant life but did not bow to Indian oppression. The speakers said that the deceased founded Kashmir Media Service to convey the voice of Kashmiris to the world, which has become a strong institution today.
Kashmir Media Service is the voice of Kashmiris in Pakistan as it is playing an important role in highlighting the Indian atrocities in the occupied territory, they added.
The speakers said that Sheikh Tajammul-ul-Islam was also an Islamic scholar and he had an in-depth research on the religion.
Prominent among those who spoke on the occasion included Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, Saqib Akbar, Khalil Raja, Afzal Butt, Abid Abbasi, Syed Manzoor Shah, Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob, Ghazala Habib, Altaf Hussain Wani, Syed Mujahid Gilani, Saleem Haroon, Abdul Hameed Lone, Shahzad Khan, Sardar Mazhar, Abdullah Gul, Sardar Shaukat and M Haroon Abbas.