Karachi: Kashmir Solidarity Day is being celebrated all over the world including Pakistan today to express solidarity with Kashmiris. President Arif Ali will address a gathering at Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Prime Minister Imran Khan will address public at Kotli.
Events are being organized across Pakistan on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day. Human hand chains will be made on the bridges connecting Pakistan and Azad Kashmir. one minute’s silence will be observed across the country at 10 am. Seminars and processions are being organized in four provincial capitals including Islamabad and Muzaffarabad.
The Pakistani nation has been celebrating Kashmir Day for 31 years with the aim of expressing solidarity with the Kashmiri people and making them believe that Kashmir is the lifeblood of Pakistan. A large number of people in the city of Quaid remembered the Kashmiri brothers on this occasion and expressed their feelings. Some expressed their good wishes while others termed Indian atrocities as cowardice. Residents of Shar-e-Qaeda say that India cannot maintain its occupation of Kashmir, it will have to leave Kashmir today or tomorrow. Citizens say that the day is not far when paradise-like Kashmir will become Pakistan.
An exhibition of works by Kashmiri artists was held at the Lahore Museum, which was inaugurated by Punjab Minister for Culture Khayal Ahmed Castro. The exhibition of various designs by Kashmiri artists took on its own color. Hassan was drawing lines on plain paper, writing the word freedom, shaping Kashmir.
The exhibition features Kashmiri shawls, beautiful manuscripts of the Holy Qur’an and utensils that are a testament to the skill of Kashmiri artisans. The aim is to express the determination that no matter what the circumstances, the people of Pakistan will always stand by the side of Kashmiris. This magnificent exhibition will continue to satisfy the tastes of the viewers till February 15.