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Sindh Govt announces public holiday on Kashmir Day


Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

03rd Feb, 2020. 11:40 pm
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Sindh Govt announces public holiday on Kashmir Day

Sindh Government has announced to declare February 5, as public holiday on account of Kashmir Solidarity Day for all offices, autonomous, semi autonomous bodies, corporations and local councils under its administrative control, except essential services.

According to the statement issued, one minute-silence will also be observed at 10 am, to honor Kashmiri Shuhada on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day.

Earlier today, the Tall ship of Pakistan Navy  “RAH NAWARD”, decorated with Kashmiri flags & posters, conducted a cruise expressing solidarity with people of Indian occupied Kashmir & support for their freedom.

PM urges nation to come out in support of Kashmiris

Director General Public Relations (DGPR) Navy Rear Admiral M Arshid Javed stated that Pakistan Navy firmly stands by the Kashmiri people in their just struggle of self determination.

Is to be noted that Pakistan is going to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 05, the federal government has completed its preparations, here on Saturday.

Arrangements are being made across the country to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day on Wednesday next to highlight the plight of oppressed Kashmiri people and remind the world community of its obligations towards the resolution of the outstanding dispute.

In the federal capital, banners highlighting the plight of Kashmiris and portraits of Kashmiri leadership have been erected on all the important roads including the constitution avenue to express solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiri people.

This time the day is being observed after India revoked the special status of occupied Kashmir in August last year in total breach of all international laws and since then has imposed an indefinite curfew and cut off all communications links there.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the Kashmir Solidarity Day will be observed across the country on Wednesday to express complete solidarity with innocent people of occupied Kashmir.

In a statement today, he said a number of programmes would be organized at divisional, district and tehsil level in Punjab with regard to the Kashmir Day.

He said Kashmiri brethren are not alone in their just cause of freedom and the entire Pakistani nation stands by them.

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