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Pakistan’s stability a must to resolve Kashmir issue: speakers
Pakistan’s stability a must to resolve Kashmir issue: speakers

LAHORE: (Thursday, December 17, 2015): Speakers at a seminar organized by Pakistan Study Centre agreed that there must be internal stability in Pakistan and Pakistani nation must be strong politically, economically and culturally in order to resolve Kashmir issue. PU Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran, former ambassador Masood Khan, Lt. Gen.(R) Gulam Mustafa, Prof Dr. Hassan Askari Rizvi and Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof. Dr. Massarrat Abid expressed these views while addressing a seminar titled “Kashmir Issue: The Way Forward” held at Al Raazi Hall. Director Pakistan Study Centre Prof Dr Massarrat Abid, faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

Addressing the ceremony, the VC said that India was involved in various terrorist activities in Pakistan. He said that knowledge was headspring of power and respect. Addressing the ceremony, Mr Masood Khan said that we must look forward to find solutions to Kashmir issue and create awareness amongst all the segments of society regarding the issue. He said that we must be able to present Kashmir issue in perfect manner and we must lobby on this matter at all levels. He said that India was using Afghanistan’s soil against Pakistan. He said that Pakistanis must emerge as a strong nation. Addressing the seminar, Lt Gen (r) Ghulam Mustafa said that we must understand geography and history of Kashmir to understand Kashmir issue. He said that India illegally occupied Kashmir as no accession document existed. He said that all the rivers of Kashmir naturally flowed towards Pakistan and that’s why Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah declared it our jugular vein. He said that by giving countless sacrifices, Kashmiris had given the message that they would decide their fate and now Pakistan and India could not resolve this issue alone or together. He said that Kashmir issue could not be resolved unless international powers take serious interest into this matter. Later, a vibrant question-answer session was held and souvenirs were presented to the guests.