New York: President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) Barrister Sultan Mahmood has said that US officials have assured him to play their role to settle the long-standing Kashmir issue between Pakistan and India – the two south Asian nuclear neighbors.
Barrister Sultan Mahmood who is currently in the US said this while addressing a dinner reception organized in his honor at a local restaurant located on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn.
He further said that now the subject of Kashmiriat will be taught in all the educational institutions of Kashmir. Also, he said the people of Kashmir have been given the facility of health cards.
The ceremony saw overwhelming participation from the Pakistani-American Kashmiri community.
The ceremony kicked-off with the recitation of a few verses from the holy Quran followed by a Nat-e-Rasool (SAW).
Sultan Mahmood presided over the event, while other dignitaries also graced the ceremony with their presence on the stage.
The topic of this meeting was the Kashmir issue, on which the speakers expressed their views.
Sultan Mahmood said India is trying to suppress the Kashmir issue and the Modi regime wants to impose a Hindu ruler upon the Muslim dominated territory. But the Kashmiris will not let this happen and they will continue to struggle for their right to self-determination and freedom.
He said that Kashmiris will not remain silent until the freedom of occupied territory.
In a meeting, Mahmood said that the American officials have assured him to resolve the Kashmir issue.
Qazi Mushtaq thanked Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry for his participation in the event and also welcomed the other guests on this occasion.
Sardar Sawar Khan, the head of the Pakistani-American Kashmiri community, said that the struggle for the occupied Kashmir Valley will continue at all fronts.
The participants appreciated the efforts of the organizers of the event for highlighting the importance of Kashmir issue.