Kashmir is part and parcel of our soul, affirms COAS Gen Bajwa

08:54 PM | 26 Sep, 2019
Kashmir is part and parcel of our soul, affirms COAS Gen Bajwa
RAWALPINDI - Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Thursday that Kashmir was part and parcel of our [Pakistanis] soul, denouncing the brutalities unleashed in the occupied valley.

Talking to students and faculty of various educational institutions of Azad Kashmir, members of Youth Parliament Pakistan from AJK and members of Youth State Assembly from Azad Kashmir in Rawalpindi, the military chief said Kashmir dispute has to be resolved as per the aspirations of people of Kashmir and relevant UNSC resolutions.

The Army Chief said Kashmir is part and parcel of our soul it is not an issue of geography but our love with the people of Kashmir, Radio Pakistan reported.

He said Indian deliberate targeting of innocent civilians in Azad Kashmir and continued siege of innocent Kashmiris in Occupied Kashmir are worst examples of the human rights violations.

General Bajwa said we stand with our Kashmiri brothers and sisters and shall never disappoint them, urging the youth to stay steadfast, work hard and have confidence in themselves and the national leadership.

Youth also conveyed their resolve and said that Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control are and shall stay Pakistanis for life.