Pakistan observes black day in support of Kashmiris

Islamabad: Pakistan observed black day on Sunday in support of Kashmiris, with Prime Minister Imran Khan reaffirming his country’s “unflinching moral, political and diplomatic support” to the people of Kashmir.
Khan said the black day being observed in Pakistan and across the world on Sunday is distinct from the past and demanded immediate lifting of the curfew and communications blackout in Kashmir.
He reaffirmed Pakistan’s “unflinching moral, political and diplomatic support” to the people of Kashmir.
State-run Radio Pakistan reported that several programmes, including rallies and seminars, have been planned throughout the country to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir.
Instructions have also been given to Pakistani missions abroad to organise events and engage with Pakistani diaspora, local parliamentarians, think-tanks and other relevant people and brief them on the annual black day to mark October 27, 1947, the day when Indian army entered the then princely kingdom of Kashmir.
PTI

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