Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of Gilgit-Baltistan and mentioned no drive can cease the individuals of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) from attaining their freedom.
Addressing the 72nd independence day celebrations in Gilgit-Baltistan, the premier reiterated Pakistan’s help for the individuals of the occupied area, including that he’s the ambassador and spokesperson for the Kashmiris and can plead their case at each discussion board.
Criticising Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the premier mentioned his counterpart in New Delhi has performed his “final card” by revoking particular standing of occupied Kashmir, including that when the draconian curfew is lifted, the individuals would take to streets in protest in opposition to the Indian authorities.
Paying tribute to the battle of hundreds who sacrificed their lives for the nation, the premier famous that if Gilgit had not fought the warfare in opposition to the Dogra regime, they too can be struggling Indian oppression at present.
“I congratulate the individuals on this Independence Day as they fought a warfare to win their freedom,” mentioned the premier who earlier visited the graveyard of the martyrs of the warfare of independence.
The premier additionally appreciated the great thing about Gilgit, including “I’ve seen the entire world however the magnificence in Gilgit-Baltistan I’ve by no means seen anyplace”.
Referring to the steps taken by the federal government to advertise tourism within the nation, he mentioned visa necessities for the residents of seventy nations have been abolished and expressed confidence that tourism within the nation will flourish.
PM Imran additionally mentioned the area would profit from the China-Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC) because it serves as a gateway to the multi-billion undertaking.