Islamabad/ Aug,12 : Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has appealed overseas Pakistanis to stage protests in front of Indian High Commissions across the world on Aug. 15.
“I would urge every overseas Pakistani to step out on 15th August to register their protest in front of India High Commissions across the world to stand up against the unlawful, brutal and forcible occupation of IOK [Indian occupied Kashmir] by India,” Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi tweeted.
Pakistani government announced on Wednesday to observe Aug. 15 as “black day” against Indian move to scrap special status of Indian administered Kashmir. India will celebrate its independence day on Aug. 15.
“We stand in solidarity with our Kashmiri brothers and sisters who are being oppressed, silenced and subjugated by a fascist regime which mirrors Hitler’s brutality in Munich,” Qureshi added.
Qureshi on Sunday has arrived in Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan administered Kashmir, to show solidarity with Kashmiri people.
According to the Foreign Ministry, he will perform Eid prayer with Kashmiri people and will lead a rally in Muzaffarabad.
Muslims in Pakistan and Kashmir will celebrate Eid al-Adha, Muslim religious holiday, on Monday.