Rally held in Islamabad to express solidarity with oppressed Kashmiris

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FM leads rally in Islamabad to express solidarity with oppressed Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - In connection with Youm-e-Istehshal, a rally has been taken out at the foreign office led by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to express solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiri people.

The participants carried flags of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. They raised slogans in support of Kashmiri people.

Speaking to the media persons on the occasion, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the entire Pakistani nation and Kashmiri people reject the illegal and unilateral steps of 5th August 2019 taken by the Indian government in illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. He said we will continue to support the just cause of Kashmiri people.

The rally culminated at D-chowk.

Federal Ministers Chaudhary Fawad Hussain, Shibli Faraz, Azam Swati and people belonging to different segments of the society also joined the rally. 

Addressing the rally, President Arif Alvi emphatically stated that Pakistan will continue to stand by their oppressed Kashmiri brethren until they get independence from the cruel Indian clutches.

He said despite all Indian conspiracies, Pakistan is emerging as a strong nation which will get Kashmir freed from India.

Arif Alvi said India is playing with the fire and destroying the regional peace and stability. He reminded the world community of its obligations towards the lingering dispute. He said the United Nations had accepted the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people.