Jammu & Kashmir

71st Founding Day of Azad Jammu and Kashmir celebrated

The 71st Founding Day of Azad Jammu and Kashmir was celebrated with national zeal on Wednesday.
Addressing the main flag hoisting ceremony at Muzaffarabad President AJK, Sardar Masood Khan and Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan vowed to continue Kashmir freedom struggle till accomplishment of resolution passed on July 19, 1947 in Srinagar.
Both the leaders strongly condemned recent martyrdoms of Kashmiri youth and said Indian occupation forces are openly committing war crimes by killing young Kashmiris.
Masood Khan demanded the immediate release of the Joint Resistance Leadership and the thousands of protestors languishing in Indian jails who have been denied any legal representation.
In his speech AJK Prime Minister said his government effectively and forcefully highlighted Kashmir issue at all available form and will continue the same.
Later, AJK President and Prime Minister gave away awards and cash prizes to different personalities on their meritorious services.
Ceremony of the First Kashmir Award will be held tonight at Boys Degree College in Muzaffarabad.
President AJK Sardar Masood Khan will confer awards to different personalities.