Kashmir Solidarity Day to be observed on Tuesday

Kashmir Solidarity Day to be observed on Tuesday

Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): The nation will observe Kashmir Solidarity Day on 5th February, 2019 (Tuesday).

Federal and provincial governments have declared as Public Holiday on Feb 5.

The day reiterates Pakistan’s support for the Kashmiri people and their longstanding struggle for securing the right of self-determination promised by UN resolutions.

One minute silence will be observed at 10.00 am to pay homage to the martyrs of the liberation struggle of occupied Kashmir.

Rallies, public meetings, and seminars will be held across the country, including Azad Kashmir to draw attention of the world community towards grave human rights violations and brutalities against innocent Kashmiris by the Indian security forces.

Human chains will be formed at Kohala, Mangla, Holar and Azad Pattan points linking Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.

In the federal capital, people belonging to different strata of society will form a human chain at D-Chowk to express solidarity with their oppressed Kashmiri brethren.

On the occasion, President Arif Alvi will address the session of the AJK Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad.