KARACHI: Activists and leaders belonging to different political parties came here together to express their solidarity with the people of Kashmir on Tuesday.
A massive rally organized by Jamaat ud Dawa to celebrate the day was joined, in significant numbers, by the workers of Pakistan Muslim League, Jamiat e Ulema e Pakistan, Jamiat e Ulema e Islam, Jamaat-e-Islami, Awami Muslim League and others.
The rally after passing through different parts of the metropolis reached Karachi Press Club and the participants were addressed by Syed Shabbir Shah of Kashmir Hurriyat Conference via telephone.
The Hurriyat leader said the people of Kashmir were committed to the cause of their freedom and are fully conscious of the massive support of common Pakistanis towards people of Kashmir.
“We are passing through a crucial phase and the sincerity of purpose reflected by our supporters in Pakistan is a source of great solace and strength,” he said.
Shabbir Shah said muslim world in general was exposed to serious situation and it was high time that followers of Islam join hands and help each other against atrocities committed in any part of the world.
Prof. Hafiz Abdur Rehman and Muzzamil Iqbal Hashmi of Jamiat e Daawa, Saleem Zia of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Hafiz Naim ur Rehman of Jammat e Islami, Mohammad Siddiq Rathore of Jamiat e Ulema e Pakistan, Mehfooz Yar Khan of Awami Muslim league and others on the occasion said no compromise could be made in settling the issue of Kashmir.