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AJK, Huriyat leaders be brought forward for stance’s acceptance: Raja Farooq Haider
AJK, Huriyat leaders be brought forward for stance’s acceptance: Raja Farooq Haider


LAHORE: (Tuesday, September 24, 2019): Azad Jammu & Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has said that Pakistan should bring Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Huriyat leaders forward hence the world would accept our stance on Kashmir and we will be able to defeat India. He said that how East Taimor and South Sudan were separated and why Kashmiris were not being given their right of plebiscite and they were not getting rid of India’s illegal occupation.
He was addressing a national conference jointly organized by Punjab University Academic Staff Association, Pakistan Institute of National Affairs and Mutahida Ulema Council at Faisal Auditorium here on Tuesday. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed, President Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Punjab Ejaz Chaudhary, Senior Leader Pakistan Peoples Party Qamar uz Zaman Kaira, Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Pakistan Mufti Muneeb-Ur-Rehman, Senior Journalist Mujeeb Ur Rehman Shami, Intellectual Amjad Islam Amjad, Renowned Kashmiri leader Abdul Rashid Turabi, President PINA Altaf Hassan Qureshi, President PU Academic Staff Association Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar Choudhary, Secretary Javed Sami, Shams-us-Zaman, Muhammad Mehdi, Farzana Nazir, eminent scholars, journalists, social workers, faculty members, employees and a large number of students were present on the occasion.
Addressing the conference, AJK PM Raja Farooq Haider said that Pakistan should keep us on frontline and support us from the back. He said that Kashmiris also stood with Pakistan and we wanted to strengthen Pakistan. He said that we must think that how the issue of Kashmir should be resolved as per the desire of Kashmiris. He said that Pakistan had always advocated Kashmiris’ demand for plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir and we should devise a new policy to achieve our goal. He said that Kashmir issue was political as well as human rights issue. He said that none of the countries supported India over her violations of human rights in the occupied area. He said that India cleverly amended its constitution when most of Western parliaments were on recess so that Western parliaments could not immediately address this issue. He said that India had speeded up work against us after 9/11. He said that India had targeted Pakistan and Pakistan was the only hurdle in her nefarious designs. He said all the segments of society in Pakistan should jointly make efforts for freedom of Kashmir. Raja Farooq Haider said that Pakistan should not accept US’ mediation offer because the US’ tilt in favor of India was clear. He said that after 1989, more than one hundred thousand Kashmiris had been martyred. He said that Indian Supreme Court would never give any verdict against the interest of Indian government. He appreciated PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed for playing his role in providing policy guidelines on Kashmir issue. He said that Kashmiri people would never accept Indian occupation. He said that the people of the region would get out of poverty and other issues if Kashmir issue was resolved. Addressing the conference, Qamar uz Zaman Kaira said that Kashmir was included even in the name of Pakistan. He said that the international community did not value worldly principles but take care of its own interests. He said that due to financial benefits, many countries were favoring India however the people of the countries expressed solidarity with Kashmiri people over violations of human rights. He said that even most of Hindus in India did not support Modi’s Kashmir policy. He said that there was no house in occupied Kashmir who had not given sacrifices for freedom. He said that Trump and Modi were the biggest extremists of the world. He said that Pakistan government must send parliamentary delegations to various countries of the world to present our stance on Kashmir. He said that this was the work of universities to provide guidelines on such issues and he was happy to see that PU was playing this role under the leadership of Prof Niaz Ahmed. Pakistan Tahreek e Insaf’s Punjab President Ejaz Chaudhry said that the students of Punjab University had sacrificed their lives for Kashmir. He said that Modi government was following the policy of Hindutva. He said that Modi’s recent steps had once again proven two-nation theory presented by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah true. He said that the world did not listen unless we had sword in our hands. Addressing the conference, Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman said that Kashmiri people had not accepted controversial constitutional amendment. He said that due to the sacrifices of Kashmiri people, the issue of Kashmir had been highlighted once again. He said that the people who were sacrificing their lives should be on driving seat. He said that we were highlighting Kashmir issue because of human rights violations and this issue would only be resolved through struggle for freedom. PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed said that PU would continue to play its role and provide policy guidelines over national issues. He said that we pray for the success of Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team that were presenting the voice of Kashmiris before international community. He said that the whole nation was waiting for the call of PM Imran Khan to reach line of control. He said that US President Trump had admitted that Pakistani nation was a tough nation. He said that we must not be worried at all because Pakistan Army was the No 1 Army in the world. He said that PU would also organize conference for improvement in relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Renowned Kashmiri leader Abdul Rashid Turabi said that India had imposed war on us and now we would win the war. Senior journalist Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami said that the whole world was raising voice against Indian atrocities in Kashmir and Modi had stuck himself in own trap. He said that the government should form Kashmir Action Committee consisting of AJK prime minister, Gilgit Baltistan chief minister and parliamentary leaders of all parties. He said that young people of Pakistan and Kashmir would teach Modi a lesson soon. PUASA President Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry said that PU teachers would play their role on every national issue. He said that India’s fascism would not continue and we would block its way. He said the PU teachers dedicate their lives, money and pen for the freedom of Kashmir. He said that PU teachers expressed solidarity with the people of Kashmir and we would make efforts unless they get their right of plebiscite. Altaf Hasan Qureshi said that unless we give wounds to India, India could not be kept on right track. He said that Indian Occupied Kashmir replicated the scene of Karbala. He suggested changes in national strategy to resolve Kashmir issue. In the end, PUASA President Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry presented resolution on Kashmir which strongly condemned Indian atrocities and demanded resolution of Kashmir as per the resolution of United Nations. The resolution was passed unanimously. Later, Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman offered prayer for freedom of Kashmir.