Pakistan Embassy Observes Kashmir Solidarity Day

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – The Embassy of Pakistan organised an event at Chancery Hall on 07 February 2019 to mark “Kashmir Solidarity Day.” The Ambassador of Pakistan Raja Ali Ejaz and community members highlighted various aspects of the Kashmir dispute. The event was well attended by the Pakistani and Kashmiri community.

The Ambassador in his remarks highlighted the efforts of the Government of Pakistan for the resolution of Kashmir dispute. The Ambassador stated that the report by the United Nations Human Rights Council exposes the grave human rights violations in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Other speakers while highlighting different aspects of the Kashmir dispute denounced the brutalities of Indian Occupation Forces and indiscriminate use of pellet guns.

raja ali ejaz speaks on Kashmir Solidarity Day.
Raja Ali Ejaz

Finally, Kashmiri representatives presented a resolution which was endorsed by all participants. The resolution commended Pakistan for its Political, Moral and Diplomatic support for the Kashmir dispute.

It also called upon the International Community to fulfil its obligations by implementing the UN security council resolution on Kashmir. That resolution states that final resolution of the dispute shall be in accordance with the wishes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir conducted through an independent plebiscite under UN auspices.

raja ali ejaz and community members.
Raja Ali Ejaz and community members.

For more details about UN resolution 47 and related issues, see this Wikipedia entry.

Waqar Naseem Wamiq is a Riyadh based freelance journalist. Wamiq believes in balanced, independent and fair conversations on all matters. He can be reached at [email protected]