PAC marks Kashmir Solidarity Day in befitting manner

Rawalpindi, February 05 (KMS): Punjab Council of the Art organized a photographic exhibition based on Indian atrocities on innocent people of illegally occupied Kashmir to mark to Kashmir solidarity day in a befitting manner.

The special guest of the inaugural ceremony was Secretary Information All Parties Hurriat Conference AJK & Pakistan Chapter Mr. Imtiaz Wani. While addressing the participants of the exhibition, he said that the freedom of Kashmir is the guarantee of world peace. Without the freedom of occupied Kashmir, the dream of world peace can never be fulfilled.

The Kashmir dispute is not a power struggle, but the issue of freeing Kashmir from the illegal occupation of India. Till date, millions of Kashmiris have laid down their lives for the freedom movement, he added. He further cleared that Kashmiris have only one demand that they should be given the right to self-determination.

Kashmiris should get freedom now. We are determined to bring the freedom movement of Kashmir to its logical conclusion. Director of Arts Council Waqar Ahmad said that the entire nation of Pakistan stands with the Kashmiris. Indian oppression cannot suppress the spirit of freedom of Kashmiris. Every Kashmiri loves Pakistan immensely. The nation of Pakistan reiterates its moral, diplomatic and political commitment to the people of Occupied Kashmir. He said that we pay tribute to the people of Kashmir; their sacrifices will not be in vain.

The government of Pakistan will continue to raise its effective voice against India’s aggression and oppression against the Kashmiri people. Before the photo exhibition, a solidarity walk was organized from Murree Road to Arts Council, in which a large number of students including civil society participated. Tableaus, speech and Kashmiri song competitions were organized in collaboration with All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day.

Eagle Public School won first position, Aims School System second, Al Farooq Public School third while Green Valley School won fourth position in tableau competitions. Masooma, Tahnia Abid, Sahar Fatima and Sair bagged the first, second, third and fourth positions respectively in the speech competitions. In the Kashmiri song competitions, Mobeena came first, Shayan came second, Ayesha came third and Iman Fatima came fourth. A large number of schools and students from neighboring cities participated in the competitions.

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