THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE
AJK University holds debate on UNHRC report
August 2, 2018
MUZAFFARABAD: University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Kaleem Abbasi on Wednesday said that the United Nations Human Rights Commission’s report significantly highlighted the Kashmir issue at the global level.
He was addressing a roundtable debate jointly organised by the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Kashmir liberation cell. The participants of the debate including Kashmir liberation cell Secretary Muhammad Idrees Abbasi, Azad Jammu and Kashmir right to self-determination movement Chairman Raja Najabat Hussain, Dean faculty of Sciences Professor Dr Ayesha Sohail, Dean Health Sciences Dr Bashir-ur-rehman kanth, Dean Law Department Dr Adnan, Director General Information Raja Azhar Iqbal, Director Liberation cell Raja Sajad Latif and others participated in the debate and highlighted various aspects of the report.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Abbasi said that Pakistan is behind the diplomatic success in highlighting Kashmir issue at the international level. He said that Pakistan has always extended political, moral and diplomatic support to the struggling people of Jammu and Kashmir for which Kashmiris are indebted to the government and people of Pakistan.
He said that University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir would continue to play its role in highlighting Kashmir issue in its true perspective. He added that the university will increase its budget for this purpose.
He said that the credit for strengthening Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government financially and administratively goes to AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan. He added that the AJK University will also organise a similar debate on 13th Amendment in AJK Constitution that had empowered the people of Azad Kashmir and ensured their political and legislative rights.
The vice chancellor said that the AJK University would set up research and information centre in Kashmir institute of Kashmir studies to carry out research on various aspects of Kashmir liberation struggle. The round table debate was also addressed by Secretary Kashmir liberation cell Muhammad Idrees Abbasi and Jammu and Kashmir right to self-determination movement chairman Raja Najabat Hussain.