Kashmir Solidarity Day
Islamabad, Pakistan – On Sunday, February 5th, Pakistan observed Kashmir Solidarity Day to express their unwavering support for the just cause of the Kashmiri people. A variety of activities and events were held to mark the occasion in order to raise awareness about the ongoing oppression of Kashmiris in the Indian-occupied region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Throughout the country, a minute of silence was observed at 10:00 a.m., followed by sirens blaring in tribute to the Kashmiri martyrs. There was a walk in the capital city led by prominent cabinet members, including Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif, and Qamar Zaman Kaira, as well as parliamentarians and people from diverse backgrounds.
The Kashmiri people were represented by human chains at key locations, including Kohala, which connects Pakistan and Azad Kashmir, and by posters and billboards displayed on major roads, airports, and railway stations.
To raise awareness and educate the youth on this issue, educational institutions throughout the country organized debates, declamation contests, and essay writing competitions in commemoration of this occasion.
Observing this day with national unity and determination serves as a testament to the unwavering support of the Pakistani people for Kashmir’s right to self-determination. In accordance with the UN resolutions, the government and people of Pakistan remain dedicated to supporting the Kashmiri people.