MIRPUR (AJK) -- President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Masood Khan Tuesday stressed upon the students to play their role in fulfilling top obligation of gearing up efforts for the success of ongoing Kashmir liberation movement and to take the voice of the oppressed people of occupied Kashmir to the length and cranny of the world.
He was addressing the fourth convocation of University of Poonch-Rawalakot in Rawalakot on Tuesday.
The President, also Chancellor of the university, awarded masters and bachelors degrees to a total of 1,064 boy and girl students who had completed studies in different disciplines.
Four students were also awarded doctorate degrees while 30 students were awarded gold medals.
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mohammad Rasul Jan, registrar Prof. Dr. Imtiaz, Vice Chancellor University of Kotli Prof. Dr. Dilnawaz Ahmed Gardezi, heads of various departments, faculty members and parents were also present on the occasion.
The AJK president urged the students to gain expertise in commerce, business, science and technology, and prepare themselves to serve their country, society and their presents.
He reminded the students that their brethren in the held territory were facing the worst barbarism at the hands of Indian occupation troops, and they were looking toward the youth of Azad Kashmir for the projection of their supreme cause of freedom.
He said that India had stripped Kashmir of its entity under its action of August 5, and clamping indefinite curfew and media blackout, it had practically turned the territory of Kashmiri people into a big prison for them.
He lamented that more than 13,000 Kashmiri youth...