NA, Senate pass resolutions expressing unflinching support for Kashmiris
Statesman Report
ISLAMABAD: National Assembly and Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution on the eve of Kashmir Solidarity Day expressing unflinching and unwavering support to the Kashmiri people in their just struggle for the right to self-determination.
Leader of the House Shibli Faraz moved the resolution during a session of the Upper House of Parliament chaired by Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani.
The resolution paid rich tribute to the heroism and valor of the people of occupied Kashmir on the eve of Kashmir solidarity day.
It said Kashmiri s preservance, steadfastness and determination to seek freedom from the Indian colonial yoke is marked in letters of gold in the annals of freedom struggle.
The Senate of Pakistan resolutely rejected the Indian illegal attempt to annex Occupied Kashmir and urged the International community to uphold the United Nations Resolutions that guarantee the Kashmiri people’s inalienable right of self-determination.
On the other hand, the resolution moved by Chairman Kashmir Committee Fakhar Imam in the National Assembly paid glowing tributes to the sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiri people for their right to self-determination.
It reaffirmed Pakistan s consistent political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmir people until the realization of their legitimate right to self-determination as per the UN Security Council resolutions.
Condemning the illegal actions of India in occupied Kashmir including detention of Kashmir youth, political leaders and communication blockade, the resolution reaffirmed that Jammu and Kashmir remains internationally recognized dispute that continues to be on the agenda of the UN Security Council since 1948.
The house through its resolution also voiced concerns over the presence of nine hundred thousand troops saying it has turned the valley into an open prison and made it the most militarized zone in the world.
The resolution condemned the horrifying violence against women especially the use of rape as a weapon of war against them. It deplored the continuing restrictions on freedom of expression in the occupied valley describing it as gross violations of fundamental rights.