Srinagar: Pakistan on Monday observed ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’ and added that the dream of peace in the region will remain elusive until the Kashmir dispute is resolved, reported Radio Pakistan.
“Nation-wide one-minute silence was observed at 10.00 a.m. to honour Kashmiri martyrs,” said the report.
In their messages President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the dream of peace and prosperity in the region will remain elusive without resolving the Kashmir dispute.
“They called upon the international community to urge India to respect the Human Rights Charter, put an immediate end to gross human rights violations in Kashmir,” said Geo TV report.
“Millions of Pakistanis across the globe mark the day to express their support to the Kashmiris in the struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination under the United Nations (UN) resolution,” reported Geo TV.
“Besides the leadership of Hurriyat Conference, prominent political and social figures as well as the intellectuals would address the ceremony that would be covered live by national media. Different documentaries encompassing the decades-old Kashmir struggle would also be shown,” the report said.