SRINAGAR : February 4,2017: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday expressed gratitude for government and people of Pakistan, its army for their political, moral and for their unflinching support to people of J&K, who are carrying on just struggle to achieve their inalienable right to self-determination.

While paying his glorious tributes to ex Jamaat-e-Islami Chief, late Qazi Husain Ahmad for his supreme services for Kashmir cause, said that he was instrumental in celebrating this day in 1990 in solidarity with people of Kashmir and their freedom movement. He felicitated Pakistan establishment and influenced people of Pakistan for their active role for Kashmir freedom movement.

Ailing leader said that people in Jammu and Kashmir are challenging a big power and Pakistan is the only country that acknowledges our right to self-determination and extends its persistent support.

We are highly thankful to Pakistan for their categorical support, said Syed Ali Geelani & however we hope Pakistan will play more effective and active role in this regard. Pakistan should activate all its embassies, said Syed Ali Geelani and we hope Pakistan establishment would allocate the task to highlight Kashmir issue & human rights violations in an operative method.

Pro-freedom leader in his statement said that Kashmir is internationally accepted issue and laid his stress that Pakistan establishment should exhibit persistence and endurance and desist from its apologetical approach. Pakistan is prime party to the issue & no lasting solution is possible without its active involvement. There is no need to show flexibility instead they need to exhibit their persistence and steadfastness, said Syed Ali Geelani.

Huriyat chairman in his statement while hailing the services of Late Qazi Husain Ahmad, said even though all political and religious parties hold seminars, conferences and demonstrations to highlight different dimensions of the Kashmir but credit goes to late Qazi Ahmad for the initiative.

Late Qazi Hussain Ahmad were almost affiliated with Kashmir movement and he had yearning to see Kashmir freedom movement a success, said Syed Ali Geelani. He said that late Qazi Hussain Ahmad were very active and always, mentioned the issue in his speeches. His services to Kashmir movement will be written in golden letters, said Syed Ali Geelani.

Syed Ali Geelani in his message, urged people of Pakistan to organise demonstrations in favour of people of Jammu & Kashmir for their right to self-determination and highlight dispute and the gross human rights violations being perpetrated by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.