QUETTA - Like other parts of the country, Balochistan province also marked Kashmir Solidarity Day on Monday in a befitting manner to express solidarity with the Kashmiri brethren.

Various political parties and civil society members organised rallies, seminars and walks demanding an end to Indian brutalities in Occupied Kashmir. The marchers were holding placards, banners and flags in favour of their demands.

Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qadus Bizenjo – in a meeting with a delegation of Hurriyat Conference headed by its Chairman Tahir Mehsood – said that Pakistan will keep continue political and diplomatic support of Kashmir brethren in their struggle for the right of self-determination.

The Chief Minister told the delegation that like other parts of the country, Kashmir Solidarity Day was commemorated with highly inspirational spirit and enthusiasm throughout Balochistan.

Mir Abdul Qadus Bizenjo was reported as stating that the people of Balochistan stood by the Kashmiris in this time of trouble.

Speaker Balochistan Assembly Raheela Hamid Khan Durrani –addressing a ceremony held in this prospect in Millennium Mall Quetta –said that the brutalities of Indian forces on innocent Kashmiris had turned evident to the whole world and pinned hope that ray of independence would soon knock down on the Kashmiris.

The ceremony was organised by Youth for Kashmir where Raheela was the chief guest.

She said that the Kashmir issue can only be addressed as per the resolutions of the United Nations.

Apart from rallies and seminars organised by various religious parties, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) held a seminar in Quetta Metropolitan Corporation.

Speakers addressing the seminar said that Kashmir is incomplete agenda of the partition of Subcontinent and the United Nations had made it controversial.

Flaying cruelties of Indian forces in occupied Kashmir, speakers said that innocent Kashmir brethren were waging war for independence against Occupied Indian forces and the day was not far off when Kashmir and Pakistan would jointly celebrate independence.

They urged that Kashmiris should be given the right of self-determination as per the resolutions of the United Nations.