The Kashmir Black Day function was organized in the High Commission’s premises on 27 October 2020 morning. Around thirty Pakistani Community members and their Tanzanian friends attended the event.
Mr. Muhammad Saleem, High Commissioner, read out the Special Messages of the President and the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the occasion. Two documentariesgiving background of ‘Kashmir Black Day’ and highlighting the prevailing situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJ&K)were also played.Leaflets, information material on Jammu and Kashmir disputespecial banners for highlighting Indian occupation were alsoprominently displayed.
In his remarks, High Commissioner Mr. Saleemsaid that despite India’s 73 years long brutal subjugation, the People of IIOJ&K have not surrendered to forced occupation and are striving for their unalienable right to self-determination. Due to 14-month long media blackout in IIOJ&K, the Government and the People of Pakistan including Pakistani Diaspora living in different countries abroad have become the voice of innocent Kashmiris to the outside world. He highlighted that it is incumbent upon us to share India’s gruesome human rights violations with our interlocutors in the host country.
Mr. Ghazi Naeemullah Dar, Pakistani Diaspora member of Kashmir Origin, also expressed views and called for early resolution of the Kashmir dispute to fulfil the aspirations of the People of the IIOJ&K.
Dar es Salaam
October 27, 2020
Last modified: October 28, 2020
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