The New York State Assembly has passed a resolution that February 5 naming as Kashmir Day. After the resolution was passed, the New York Assembly became, first legislature in US to pass Kashmir Day. The efforts of American Pakistani Advocacy Group (APAG), a political organization of American-Pakistani youth, have been successful.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Assembly issued a formal decree in this regard. Members of both parties supported the resolution. State Assembly member Neder K. Siag presented a document approving agreement to APAG chief Ali Rashid and his team. Ali Rashid, a member of APAG, said his organization would continue to speak loud in favor of Kashmiris.
On the occasion, Amin Ghani, Pervez Riaz, Zameer Chaudhry, Sehar Khan, Sara Pervez, Naomi, Sultan Rashid, Faisal Khan, Anisa Riaz and others were present.