To mark the Kashmir Black Day, the Embassy hosted a Seminar on Kashmir at the Professionals Association Complex, Amman on 29 October 2018. The event was attended by a large number of participants from different walks of life including key Jordanian notables, Senators, Diplomatic Community, Academia, Media, Think tanks, Pakistani community members and the Officers and Officials of the Mission.

The event was marked by speeches in Arabic and English by prominent personalities, on the regional situation facing the Ummah in general and Kashmir in particular. The Speakers included Senator Ghazi Tayyeb, Senator Mrs. Taghreed Hikmat, Secretary General of the Global Forum for Moderation Engineer Marwan Alfaouri, President Pakistan Graduates’ Club Mr. Zeid al Muhaisen and the Ambassador.

The Speakers emphasized that Jammu & Kashmir along with Palestine are the two core issues of the Muslim Ummah and the resolution of both as per the UN Security Council resolutions is indispensable for global peace and stability and urged the international community to take notice of crimes against humanity against the defenseless Kashmiris and Palestinians. The Speakers also supported Pakistan’s genuine and sincere efforts at reaching a peaceful solution to the Kashmir issue.

The Ambassador, in his keynote address, shed light on the Kashmir cause as well as plight and sacrifices of our Kashmiri brethren in their just fight for their right of self-determination and the ironic occupation by the largest democracy of the world. He also highlighted the flagrant human rights violations committed by Indian occupation forces in IoK.

The Embassy also co-hosted a Roundtable on the Jammu and Kashmir Dispute at the premises of the Pakistan Graduates’ Club at Amman on 31 October 2018. The event was attended by friends of Pakistan, media, academe, think tanks and Pakistani community members. The participants strongly condemned the violation of fundamental human rights including the basic right to life as enshrined in the international covenants and international customs. It was reiterated that the Muslims in Jordan will continue to support the Kashmiri people in their just struggle until they achieve their legitimate right of self-determination as acknowledged by the United Nations Security Council Resolutions.

Amman
1 November 2018

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