MIRPUR (AJK) -- A ceremony was held in Mirpur to celebrate the 72nd founding anniversary of Azad Kashmir government, hosted by the citizens at Municipal Corporation Mirpur on Thursday.
Deputy Commission Raja Tahir Imtiaz and Senior Superintendent Police Raja Irfan Salim hoisted the national flags of Pakistan and AJK to mark the historic day of emergence of AJK government, 72 years ago this day in 1947.
The ceremony was attended among others by City Municipal Corporation Administrator Mirza Tahir Mahmood, District Administrator Abdul Maallick, Assistant Commissioner Yasir Riaz, Tehsildar Yasir Aftab Gardezi, Chief Officer Chaudhry Ghulam Yaseen, District Health Officer Dr Fida Hussain besides the city elite including Qaiser Shiraz Kazmi, Tariq Malik, Qaiser Butt, social and political workers, and government employees and people from all walks of life.
Expressing their views through the electronic media on this occasion dignitaries including President Mirpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ch. Javed Iqbal, President Markazi Anjuman e Tajran (Ittehad group) Ch. Mahmood Ahmed recalled that the Kashmiris were continuing their indigenous and historic struggle for freedom in the occupied state of Jammu and Kashmir for the liberation of the homeland from the long Indian subjugation.
Speakers urged upon the free world to help the people of the Indian-held part of the state seeking liberation from the Indian clutches and afford them opportunity to decide their future in line with the U.N resolutions on Kashmir.
They also highlighted the chapters of the history which make the state of Jammu and Kashmir an integral part of Pakistan through historical, geographical, religious territorial and all other natural links.
They called upon United Nations besides the international community to fulfill its due obligations and global promise without any further delay...