Islamabad: The National Assembly on Tuesday extended complete support to the Kashmiris in their just struggle for their right to self-determination.

The 34th session of the National Assembly began in Islamabad on Monday evening with Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the chair.

At the outset of the proceedings, the House offered Fateha for the departed souls of Abdul Sattar Edhi, Amjad Sabri, former Minister Chaudhary Anwar Ali Cheema, martyrs of Rangers and security personnel in Karachi and those martyred in Occupied Kashmir by Indian forces.

The support was given by the members of the House while participating in a discussion on an adjournment motion on the recent situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).

The motion moved by Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Chaudhry Barjees Tahir was unanimously adopted suspending today’s business.

The members said that “Pakistan will continue to extend moral, diplomatic and political support to the Kashmiris till the achievement of their goals in lines with the United Nations Security Council’s resolutions.” They said “All the political parties of Pakistan have unanimous views and are on the same page regarding the Kashmir above their political affiliations.”

The speakers strongly condemned the Indian forces brutalities in the Held Kashmir.  Taking part in the discussion, Maulana Fazal-ur- Rehman said that “Pakistan will continue to raise Kashmir issue on all the international forum.” He said “The sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiris will not go waste and they will succeed in achieving the ultimate goal.”

He pointed out the Pakistan was going to host an important meeting in the next month and it was the prime responsibility of high-ups to highlight core issue in this meeting. He said that “Seminars on Kashmir issue should be held every forum in order to make solidarity with Kashmiris.”

Dr. Shireenn Mazari said that “India’s stance that Kashmir is their internal matter is totally incorrect and baseless. India itself went to the United Nations under Chapter six which deals with the resolution of disputes between two member countries. This shows that India has admitted that Kashmir is a dispute between two countries Pakistan and India.”

She said that “India cannot suppress the voice of Kashmiris through the use of brute force. UN must implement its resolutions on Kashmir.”

Sahibzada Tariqallahh said that “About seven decades have passed but resolutions on Kashmir remained unimplemented, there is a need that delegations of Parliament visit the United Nations and world countries to highlight the Kashmir issue.”

Shahida Akhtar Ali said that “The Kashmir Commission of Organization of Islamic Cooperation must be made effective to address the issue. The Muslim countries should also play their role in reducing the miseries of the Kashmiris.”

Dr. Arif Alvii said “The use of pellet guns by the Indian forces in Kashmir is severe violation of human rights. The liberation movement in Kashmir is indigenous and it cannot be suppressed at any cost.”

Naeema Kishwar Khan said that “The Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir should be made more effective, the committee should give guidelines to the government instead of recommendations.”

Imran Zafar Leghari said that “The Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir needed to be strengthened to work on the Kashmir policy. Kashmir Committee should have close liaison with the leader of the All Parties Hurriyet Conference.”

Qari Muhammad Yusuf said that “The super power of the world should stop state terrorism in the Held Territory, innocent Kashmiris are boldly facing the state terrorism that is a reflection of their strong will for liberation from the Indian bondage.”

Winding up discussion, Advisorr on Foreign Affairs Sartajj Aziz said that “efforts will be expedited at political and diplomatic levels to plead the case of Kashmir before the world.”

He said “Pakistan expresses complete solidarity with Kashmiris in their just struggle for their right to self-determination, the sacrifices rendered by the Kashmiris will not go waste and a day will dawn when they will achieve their goal.”

The Advisor said that “The government has highlighted the recent brutalities in Held Kashmir on all the world fora, the incident of 8th July, a special Cabinet meeting was held to evolve a future strategy. “

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Birjees Tahir called upon the United Nations to fulfill its responsibility of implementing its resolutions on Kashmir.

He said “Durable peace in South Asia is only possible when the Kashmir issue is resolved, the world should play its role to resolve the issue.”

The National Assembly also unanimously passed a resolution condemning in strongest terms the brutalities unleashed by the Indian forces on the people of held Kashmir.