Lahore: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Syed Munawar Hasan, has said that the sacrifices being made by the brave Kashmiris to liberate Pakistan’s jugular line from the enemy were laudable and the entire nation was indebted to them for that.
The Azad Kashmir Premier told the media on the occasion that the delegation was visiting Pakistan at this juncture to impress upon all the political parties of the country to incorporate the Kashmir issue in their election manifesto and also raise it before the world community in a forceful manner.
The AJK Prime Minister said that the Jamaat e Islami had always supported the Kashmiris liberation struggle, and they were thankful to the JI for that. They considered the Jamaat e Islami founded by Syed Abdul Ala Maudoodi as their patron, he added.
Ch. Abdul Majeed said that India had been carrying out the genocide of the Kashmiris for the last 65 years and it had occupied Held Kashmir with the help of seven and a half lakh troops. More than one lakh Kashmiris had been martyred in the freedom movement and thousands of the Kashmiri women had been disgraced. Despite that, the
occupation troops had not been able to crush the Kashmiris spirit for liberation.
The delegation included AJK Opposition leader and former AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider, JI Azad Kashmir chief Abdul Rashid Turabi, President of the Jamiat e Ulema, Islam and Milli Yakjehti Council, Kashmir Maulana Saeed Yousuf, Muslim Conference’s Sagheer Chughtai, All Parties Hurryiat Conference Held Kashmir’s Mehmud Saghir, representative of veteran Kashmir leader Syed Ali Gilani, a spokesman for Yasin malik, Rafiq Daar.
JIP’s deputy chiefs Ch. Muhammad Aslam Saleemi and Dr Muhammad Kamal, JI Secretary General, Liaqat Baloch and JI provincial chiefs Prof. Ibrahim Khan and Dr Syed Waseem Akhtar , were also present.
Syed Munawar Hasan said that the Kashmir issue was a matter of life and death for Pakistan and no sane Pakistani could think of a U turn on that or accepting India’s supremacy on Kashmir. He said that Kashmir and Bangladesh both were in the grip of the same enemy and it was the responsibility of the world community and the UN to ensure the grant of the right of self determination to the Kashmiris.
He said, the people of Pakistani had not forgotten their Kashmiri brethren nor had they pushed the Kashmir issue to the back burner. The liberation of Kashmir was an important point of the JI’s election manifesto and the JI wanted the solution of the Kashmir issue for the completion of Pakistan and for its solidarity.