Pakistan president Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said that the Pakistani people “remember the people of Kashmir and their historic sacrifices” as they celebrate their 72nd Independence Day.
In his address at the Convention Centre in Islamabad, President Mamnoon congratulated the nation on what he said was the “day of true celebration”, reported Dawn News.
“Pakistan will continue to provide its political and moral support to resolve the Kashmir issue under United Nations resolutions,” Mamnoon Hussain said.
He called upon the international community to raise its voice to get the Kashmiri people their due rights.
Earlier, Hussain hoisted the national flag at Jinnah Convocation Complex.
The ceremony was also attended by caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk, the three chiefs of the armed forces and other notable personalities and foreign dignitaries.
Pakistanis are celebrating the 72nd Independence Day with traditional zeal and fervour, with commemorative ceremonies held in cities across the country.