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PU VC thanks EU for supporting Kashmiris
PU VC thanks EU for supporting Kashmiris

LAHORE: (Thursday, September 26, 2019): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed has thanked European countries for supporting Kashmiris due to human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir. He was talking to the ambassadors of Netherlands and Sweden at his office here on Wednesday. Netherlands’ Ambassador Wouter Plomp, Sweden’s Ambassador Ingrid Johansson, Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Mazhar, Institute of Communication Studies Incharge Dr Noshina Saleem, Human Rights Chair Incharge Dr Bushra Rehman, Dr Abida Ejaz, Fahad Mahmood and others were present on the occasion. Talking to the delegates, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed said that the Indian forces were not allowing even their own media, politician etc to access the occupied valley for getting on ground information and to explore the situation going on. He demanded of the ambassadors to play their role for access to information in Indian Occupied Kashmir. He said that international observers should be given access to the area so that they could independently report and witness what India was doing with more than 8 million innocent people. The VC also stressed the need to enhance academic collaboration with the European universities.