Burhan aftermath: Pakistan to observe July 19 as ‘Black Day’

Srinagar: The Special Cabinet meeting held by Pakistan government on Friday has decided to observe nationwide black day on July 19 to mark complete solidarity with Kashmiris, The News reported.

The report said Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that country will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to Kashmiris for right to self-determination.

“Indian brutalities will give impetus to the freedom struggle,” Prime Minister said, “seven hundred thousand Indian soldiers deployed in Kashmir could not suppress the struggle of Kashmiris.”

It was also decided in the meeting that government would convene the joint session of Parliament to discuss the situation in Kashmir.

Earlier, at the outset of meeting, the Cabinet offered fateha for the departed souls of Abdul Sattar Edhi, Amjad Sabri and Shuhada-e-Kashmir.