President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in their messages on Kashmir Black Day have reaffirmed Pakistan's unwavering support to the Kashmiris' just struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination.
In his message, the President Dr Arif Alvi reiterated Pakistan's call for an immediate reversal of Indian government’s illegal and unilateral actions of August 5, 2019.
Dr Arif Alvi urged international community to take practical steps to hold India accountable for its egregious human rights violations in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The President also called upon the world community to play its part in facilitating a peaceful and just resolution of the long-standing dispute of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the relevant Security Council Resolutions and the wishes of the Kashmiri people.
In his message, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said Pakistan will always stand by the people of Kashmir, no matter, what the cost is and it will not rest till Kashmiris secure their legitimate right to self-determination.
He said Pakistan's rock-solid support to the Kashmir cause remains as steadfast as ever.
The Prime Minister said Kashmir dispute has been on the United Nations' agenda for over seven and a half decades. He called upon international community to voice against the ongoing Indian atrocities in the occupied territory. He also demanded an immediate reversal of the Indian government's illegal and unilateral actions of 5th August 2019.
Shehbaz Sharif said the only solution to the Jammu and Kashmir dispute lies in ensuring that the Kashmiris are allowed to exercise their right of self-determination, through the democratic process of holding a UN-mandated free and impartial plebiscite.