Kashmir Black Day was observed at the Consulate General to remind the world of the plight of the Kashmiris in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), placed under siege controlled by military power for the last 78 days. Pakistani community including officers of PAF Team based in Chengdu alongwith students enrolled in various educational institutions, attended the gathering in an expression of solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiri people of IOK.
After the recitation from the Holy Quran, the Acting Consul General Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Mahmood read out the messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan. In his remarks, the Acting Consul General updated the audience on current situation under Indian siege and the plight of the Kashmiris in IOK. Historical background of the Kashmir was highlighted.
On the occasion, to condemn the brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir, all the participants tied black ribbon as token of protest on their arms. Through posters and photos of the victims of Indian atrocities helped visitors understand the magnitude of the human rights abuses in IOK. During the event, documentary video about violence on Kashmiri people was shown to the attendees. At the end of the event, all attendees expressed solidarity with the Kashmiris by observing one-minute silence. Some photos taken during the event are attached herewith.
Last modified: November 24, 2019
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