LONDON, Feb 10 (APP):Syekh Datuk Seri Ahmad Awang, a representative of the Malaysian Consultative Council of Islamic Organization (MAPIM), and Chairman of International Alliance of World Masjid, has attended the London Conference on Kashmir, which was held at the British Parliament, and organized by All Parties Parliamentary Group on Pakistan (APPG) on February 4, 2019, a statement of Pakistan High Commission issued here said.
According to the statement, MAPIM is a conglomeration of over 200 NGOs with affiliation in 21 countries which has remained concerned on the plight of Kashmiri Muslims in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK).
The Pakistan High Commission statement, quoting President of MAPIM, Haji Mohd Azmi Abdul Hamid said that his organiztion in the recent past, had organized a number of events in an expression of solidarity with our Kashmiri brothers and sisters in their efforts towards their right to self-determination and bravely facing the brutalities perpetrated by the Indian forces with impunity for many decades.
MAPIM President said “We have noted that tens of thousands of Kashmiri Muslims have been martyred including women, men, boys, girls, old and young ones over decades. We appreciate all such efforts as the one organized by APPG on Pakistan by the British Parliamentarians to highlight the grave human rights situation in IoK”.
The spirit behind representation by MAPIM from Malaysia, which involved more than 20 hours of travelling and a long distance,he said was solely to attend the Kashmir event, to reassure our Kashmiri brothers and sisters in IoK that “we are with them and we will do everything in our capacity to stop bloodshed of Kashmiris immediately and ensure delivery of justice to them by taking steps that lead to bringing the perpetrators to account”.