By Our Reporter
Embassy of Pakistan organized a talk programme/interaction on the topic “Historical Perspective of Jammu and Kashmir Dispute” on 5 February. The programme was well attended by large segments of Nepalese society including parliamentarians, think thanks, intellectuals, academicians, media persons and civil society.
5 February is observed as Solidarity Day by the people of Pakistan around the world to express their solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir in support of their right of self determination.
Ambassador of Pakistan in his talk drew attention on historical perspective of Jammu and Kashmir dispute. He emphasized dire need for the resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute as per wishes and aspirations of people of Jammu and Kashmir; guaranteed to them by UN resolutions. This he said, is also imperative for lasting peace in the region. Distinguished speakers; senior journalist, editor and noted scholar, Rajan Karki, noted scholar, author expert and analyst, Dr Shastra Dutta Pant and D.R. Lamichani, Chairman Ghuheswari Boarding higher Secondary School, Kathmandu expressed their views on the eve.