Pak Embassy in France arranges ceremony to express solidarity with Kashmiris

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 14 (APP):A simple and dignified flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Paris, France on Wednesday to observe the Independence Day of Pakistan in solidarity with the brave Kashmiris and their just struggle for their right to self-determination.

Members of the Pakistani community, officers and officials of the embassy, their families and media persons attended the ceremony, a press release here said.

On the occasion, special messages of President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan were read out, expressing solidarity with the Kashmiris.

Ambassador Moin ul Haque, in his address, said the unilateral and illegal act of India to bring changes to the status of the occupied State of Jammu and Kashmir was in contravention of international law, United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions, bilateral agreements and pledges made by Indian leaders to the Kashmiri people.