ISLAMABAD, Feb 5 (Alliance News): President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday said that Pakistan wanted a peaceful resolution of the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) issue in accordance with the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council, guaranteeing right of self-determination to the Kashmiri people.
The president said IIOJK had never been a part of India and Pakistan did not even recognize the Indian constitution enlisting the occupied territory as its part.
The president also reminded the international community to fulfill its obligations made with the Kashmiri people over their right to self determination.
The president was leading a Kashmir solidarity walk participated by Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, Chairman Parliament Special Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Afridi, Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid Ahmed, ministers, members of parliament, officers of the foreign office, Kashmiri leaders, media and a large number of people. The solidarity walk was taken out in front of the Ministry of Foreign Office at the Constitutional Avenue and culminated at the D-Chowk.
The participants were carrying placards and banners, and raised slogans, expressing moral, diplomatic and political support to the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir for their right to self-determination in accordance with the U.nited Nations Security Council resolutions.
The president called upon the international community to ensure implementation of its promises made to the people of IIOJK regarding their legitimate right to self-determination in accordance with their aspirations.
He said that the day was not far when the oppressed people of IIOJK would get freedom from the Indian clutches.