Tag: President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

Glowing tributes paid to outgoing AJK President

Muzaffarabad, August 24, 2021 (PPI-OT):Outgoing AJK President, Sardar Masood Khan attended a farewell dinner hosted to honour his outstanding national services, as he prepares to leave the state's highest office on Wednesday. Politicians, educationists, journalists, intellectuals and the people belonging to different walks of life while paying glowing tributes to the outgoing president for proactively project Kashmir cause all over the world and turning the liberated territory into a hub of knowledge termed him pride of the liberated territory and a valuable asset of Pakistan. The function organized by the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK) was addressed by

EU must play a role to resolve Kashmir issue: AJK President

Muzaffarabad, August 23, 2021 (PPI-OT):The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has called upon the European countries and members of the European Parliament to play their role to ward off danger posed to peace and security of the region due to the unresolved Kashmir conflict. In a letter to 16 members of the European Parliament, he said that we fully support the call of the members of the European Parliament for negotiations among Pakistan, India, and the representatives of the Kashmiri people to resolve the Kashmir issue in accordance with the relevant UN Security resolutions. “This imperative cannot be blindsided if

Masood condemns killing of youth in Indian occupied Kashmir

Muzaffarabad, August 21, 2021 (PPI-OT):Describing the martyrdom of six youths by the Indian Army in the last 72 hours in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir as the worst state terrorism, AJK President Sardar Masood Khan said that systematic targeting of Kashmiri youth in IOJK is a part of a nefarious plan to silence the potent voices for freedom and the right to self-determination. Reacting to the latest incident of killing of three youths by the Indian Army in Pulwama district of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the AJK President said that in the last three days, the Indian Army martyred six youths

Sardar Masood Khan condemns arrest of Zafar Bhatt, other Hurriyat leaders in IOJK 

Muzaffarabad, August 20, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has strongly condemned the arrest of Hurriyat leader Zafar Akbar Bhat and three other Kashmiri leaders in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir on false and baseless allegations and demanded their immediate release. In a statement on Friday, President Sardar Masood Khan rejected the baseless allegations against the Hurriyat leaders, Zafar Akbar Bhat of militancy funding and procuring medical education seats for the students of IOJK. He said that these high-handed tactics of the Indian government cannot silence the voices for freedom and the right to self-determination

Kashmiris revive spirit of Karbala by offering supreme sacrifices: Masood

Islamabad, August 18, 2021 (PPI-OT): The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said people of Jammu and Kashmir were enlivening the spirit of the Karbala tragedy by offering great sacrifices to get freedom from oppression and tyranny. “Ashura Muharram reminds us of the supreme sacrifices offered by Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companion at Karbala to uphold the truth and golden principles of Islam, he said in a message on the occasion of Ashura Muharram. He said that the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) teaches Muslims to fight tyranny and had also set enduring precedence for the freedom-loving people

Masood appeals Arab world, Intel community to save Kashmiris from scourge of war

Islamabad, August 17, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has appealed to the Arab world, Muslim Ummah, and the international community to intercede and save the people of Jammu and Kashmir from this scourge of war, siege, and brutalization. In an interview with an Arab TV network, he said since August 5th, 2019 when India once again invaded, reoccupied, and annexed the occupied territory to bring it under its direct control, the over eight million people of occupied Jammu and Kashmir are under brutal siege. The 900,000 troops deployed in the IOJK are operating

A colonial power has no right to celebrate its independence day

Muzaffarabad, August 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has said that India, which invaded Kashmir on October 27, 1947, and made Kashmiris slave just 72 days after gaining independence from British colonial rule has no right to celebrate Independence Day.   In a special message on the black day being observed by the Kashmiri people on the occasion of India's Independence Day, he said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir consider the Indian colonial system as evil as they considered the British colonial rule and the Dogra dictatorship based on tyranny and

Pakistan-China Relationship to weather all storms: Sardar Masood

Muzaffarabad, August 13, 2021 (PPI-OT): The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has said that Pakistan- China strategic cooperative partnership aims at building a community of shared future and the relationship between the two countries will weather all storms.   In his article written for English Edition of Armed Forces’ Hilal Magazine, he said this is not empty rhetoric; it embodies a strong commitment of the two states to promote peace, stability, and development in the region and safeguard each other’s core interests.   He stated that China supports Pakistan’s security, independence and territorial sovereignty, whereas Pakistan fully endorses the One

Masood condemns arbitrary arrests in IIOJK ahead of India’s Independence Day

Muzaffarabad, August 12, 2021 (PPI-OT):The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan on Thursday strongly condemned arbitrary arrests of dozen of youth and fresh restrictions on the movement of people in Illegally Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir ahead of India's Independence Day. Reacting to house-to-house searches and arbitrary arrests of people by the Indian Army and police in Srinagar and other areas, the President said that India, on one hand, was preparing to celebrate its Independence and on the other depriving Kashmiris of their basic freedom. “The voices of dissent are being increasingly muzzled while organizations aligned with