A Black Day was observed to pay tribute to Shuhada-e-Kashmir by the Pakistani community at Hong Kong, today. The day commenced with the special prayers for the Kashmiri martyrs. Mr. Abdul Qadir Memon, Consul General of Pakistan along with a large numbers of Pakistani community showed their solidarity and support with Kashmiri people and attended this special event. In this regards, a number of events were held to pay tribute to the martyrs of Kashmir struggle and highlighted the brutality of Indian armed forces in suppressing the right of self-determination of the Kashmiri people in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOK), says a press release received from Hong Kong here today.


On this accession, the Consul General Abdul Qadir Memon said that Pakistan stands with the Kashmiri people in this hour of grief. Pakistan demands the Indian Government to stop the human rights violation to Kashmiri people and implement the UN Security Council resolutions to settle the Kashmir dispute.


The Consul General further emphasized that the current situation in IOK is in fact the result of the continued denial by India of the right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people through a free a fair plebiscite under the UN auspices that was assured by the UN in its multiple resolutions . He assured that Pakistan will continue its moral and diplomatic support to the struggle of the people of Kashmir.


Kashmir Council of Hong Kong also organised a Seminar to mark the protest. Representative of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong, Pakistan Islamic Welfare Union, Hong Kong, Bazme Sukhan, Kashmir Daily and Betterment for Ethnic Minorities of Hong Kong attended the event. At the end the participants marched to the UN Office and Indian Consulate to submit the Memorandum.