With nation-wide rallies, functions, Pakistan observes 'Black Day' over Kashmir unrest
The Government of Pakistan would observe a 'Black Day' on Wednesday to express solidarity with their Kashmiri brethren who are being subjected to worst brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan would observe a 'Black Day' on Wednesday to express solidarity with their Kashmiri brethren who are being subjected to worst brutalities in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
The Federal Government has already directed ministries, divisions and provincial governments to observe the 'Black Day' and express solidarity with Kashmiris and lodge protest against alleged atrocities by India security forces.
Rallies and functions would be held across Pakistan and 'Azad' Kashmir to draw attention of the world community towards the burning issue of Kashmir.
The Cabinet Secretariat has directed the authorities concerned to comply with the directive of the Prime Minister and the decision of the Federal Cabinet on July 15 to observe the 'Black Day' (on Wednesday) in order to express solidarity and lodge protests against grave human rights violations in the Indian-occupied-Kashmir.
The officials have been directed to wear black arm bands while performing their duties to express political, moral and diplomatic support to Kashmiris during working hours.
Special prayers would be offered for the departed souls of martyred Kashmiris after Zohar prayers for the Shuhada of Kashmir.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs was directed to issue necessary instructions to all Pakistani missions abroad to highlight the atrocities in IOK through media and mobilize Pakistani diaspora to lodge strong protests in front of the parliaments of their respective countries and the UN organizations.
They are required to mobilize human rights organizations in their respective countries to take notice of the human rights violations in IOK and to sensitize various causes in different regions.