New York (October 28, 2018): At the United Nations, Pakistan has reiterated its commitment for valiant struggle of Kashmiri people for their U.N. recognized right of self-determination.
Speaking at meeting held at the Pakistan House to mark the 71st anniversary of India’s massive invasion and occupation of Kashmir, known as Black Day, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi said Pakistan will continue to extend diplomatic, moral and political support to their legitimate cause.
The Envoy while denouncing the large-scale brutalities being unleashed by Indian security forces in Occupied Kashmir said every day of Indian occupation is a black day.
Earlier on October 27, Black Day was observed across the country to express solidarity with Kashmiri people in their unprecedented peaceful struggle for their right to self-determination.
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President and Prime Minister, in their separate messages on the occasion of “Kashmir Black Day” being observed on Saturday (Oct 27), reiterated unflinching diplomatic and political support for the just cause of the people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
President Dr Arif Alvi has said that we pay homage to the sacrifices of our brethren in Occupied Kashmir and reiterate our unflinching and steadfast moral, diplomatic and political support for the just cause of the people of Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
In his message on the occasion, he said this support will continue till the realization of their lawful right to self-determination.
The President said that United Nations Security Council through several of its resolutions, has validated the Kashmiris’ right to decide their future through a fair and impartial plebiscite.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s MessagePrime Minister Imran Khan said Pakistan would not relent in its moral, political and diplomatic support until the Kashmiris realize their legitimate right to self-determination in accordance with the United Nations Security Council resolutions.
In his message to the nation on Kashmir Black Day, he said the day marked a tragic day in the history of South Asia.
The prime minister called for immediate implementation of the recommendation to set up a UN Commission of Inquiry to investigate human rights abuses by Indian occupation forces.