Islamabad: Kashmir will be a free state soon, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman Syed Ali shah Geelani said in his video message during the opening session of the three-day International Conference on “The Kashmir Dispute: Past, Present and the Future”.
The International Relations Department of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) , Pakistan Studies and Governance and Public Policy Department had jointly organised the conference at the varsity.
The separatist leader thanked NUML for highlighting the Kashmir cause. Geelani in his 25-minute long video message educated the participants about the history of Kashmir and present-day situation.
Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed said the world has left Kashmir dispute unsolved intentionally, both the countries India and Pakistan should use diplomatic channels to end the miseries of the Kashmiris. He said that Pakistan at every forum supports the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people.
“We salute the people who are fighting for their identity and independence in Indian Occupied Kashmir,” Dr. Mukhtar said. He stressed upon the world leaders to stand up and support the right of self-determination of Kashmiri people.
NUML Director General Brig Muhammad Ibrahim, deans, directors, heads of departments, guest speakers and scholars from both sides of Kashmir, United States and United Kingdom were also present on the occasion.