Lahore : Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) Chief & Chairman Kashmir Committee Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here today. Both the leaders strongly condemned the increasing incidents of cruelties against unarmed Kashmiri people by Indian occupied forces in Occupied Kashmir and unprovoked firing at Line of Control by Indian Army.
Shahbaz Sharif and Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman paid rich tributes to Kashmiri people laying down their lives for achieving right of self-determination and supreme sacrifices of Pakistani citizens and Army Jawans martyred due to unprovoked firing of Indian army.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the movement of self-determination of Kashmiri people cannot be pressed through bullet and carnage. He said that today every person of Occupied Kashmir is demanding freedom and Indian government cannot deprive the Kashmiri people of their basic right of freedom for a long time. He said that the policy of cruelty and violence of Indian government has failed in Occupied Kashmir and Kashmiri people are writing a new history with their blood.
Shahbaz Sharif said that solution to Kashmir issue in accordance with UNO revolutions is necessary for lasting peace in the region and Indian government will have to quit rigidity and come towards solution of Kashmir dispute. He said that there is no justification for silence of World Community over human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir. Pakistan will continue political, diplomatic and moral support to the Kashmiri people, he added.
Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has raised Kashmir issue at international forums in an active manner. He said that silence of World Community over martyrdom of innocent Kashmiris tantamount to murder of justice. He said that Indian government is committing atrocities over innocent Kashmiri people and despite Indian barbarism in Occupied Kashmir; the movement for self-determination has further intensified. He said that the sacrifices of Kashmiris for achieving self-determination will not go to waste.