Quetta: Terming Pakistan as center of hope for the people of Kashmir, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan said Kashmiris are offering unprecedented sacrifices to complete Pakistan.
“Kashmir Banega Pakistan (Kashmir to become Pakistan) is a slogan reverberates in every nook and corner of Kashmir today and it reflects how Pakistan is close to every heart in Kashmir,” Prime Minister Haider said while addressing a gathering of Kashmiri community here on Thursday.
Referring to the sacrifices of Kashmiris, he said that 250,000 Kashmiris were butchered only in Jammu in 1947 in one week just for their love for Pakistan. Saying that love for Quaid-e-Azam’s Pakistan is running in the blood of Kashmiri people, the prime minister said that those who are laying down their lives are our heroes. He said that India has failed to remove Pakistan’s love from the heart of Kashmiri people for last 70 years despite using worst tactics and the India is bound to fail in its nefarious designs in future too.
The Prime Minister said that Pak army deployed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir is protecting lives, honour and dignity of the people while on the other hand Indian army is not only an invading force but also committing the worst crimes against the enslaved people of Kashmir.
Commenting on the July 19, 1947 resolution which is being celebrated today on both sides of Line of Control by Kashmiris, the prime minister said that it was the day when people of Kashmir took a historic decision to attach their fate with Pakistan by adopting Accession to Pakistan Resolution through their chosen representative.
Expressing his hope that the day is not far off when entire Jammu and Kashmir will be liberated from Indian occupation and made part of Pakistan, the premier further said that sacrifices rendered by Kashmiri people would soon crowned with success and the dream of the father of nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah would become a reality.
Shedding light on the priorities of his government, Raja Farooq Haider Khan said that economic development and reinforcing ongoing Kashmir liberation struggle remain topmost priorities of the government. He added that empowering people of Azad Kashmir through constitutional and economic reforms is another key focused area of his government.