National anthems, sirens to blare across country for ‘Kashmir Hour’ at noon on Friday: DG ISPR

The general director of public relations between services (ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor, said Wednesday that, in line with the government's announcement to observe the & # 39; Kashmir Time & # 39; at 12 p.m. On August 30, the national anthems of Pakistan and Kashmir will be played at noon on Friday.

The sirens will also sound for “ Kashmir Time & # 39; & # 39 ;, Ghafoor said while speaking at a conference held to discuss the Defense ceremonies and the Martyrs Day 2019 held on September 6.

Civil and military leaders from all over Pakistan participated in the conference, according to a press release from the Army media wing.

Addressing the nation on Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that an event will be held every week to show solidarity with the people of Kashmir, starting on Friday (August 30) between 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.

"They (India) have played their trump card, they don't have any cards to play now. Now, whatever we need to do we and the world will do," he said, while trusting the nation. The government's strategy regarding the Kashmir occupied by the Indians.

Ghafoor called on young people, especially students, to participate in the initiative, adding that national heroes, people from the entertainment industry and representatives of the media would be among those who showed solidarity with the cashmere

Referring to the next Defense Day, he said that the Chief of the General Staff of the Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, will meet with the families of the martyrs and ghazis (victorious), while ceremonies will take place throughout the country.

Said the motto "Kashmir banay ga Pakistan (Kashmir will become part of Pakistan) "will be presented at the events of the day. The main event at GHQ will not take place on this year's night; instead, it will take place during the day.

Shortly after the ISPR statement, cricketer Shahid Afridi confirmed his participation in & # 39; Kashmir Hour & # 39; and called people to participate.

"Let's answer the Prime Minister's call for Kashmir Time as a nation. I will be in Mazar-e-Quaid at 12 pm on Friday. Join me to express solidarity with our Kashmir brothers," Afridi said on Twitter. "On September 6, I will visit a Shaheed's house. Soon I will visit LOC."

Meanwhile, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Information, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, said today that Pakistan will give a "strong message to the world by expressing solidarity with the oppressed people of Kashmir occupied on Friday," Pakistan Radio reported. She said that people will leave at noon and stop for three minutes to express solidarity with the cashmere.

The day before, more than a thousand students demonstrated in Muzaffarabad to denounce the degradation of occupied Kashmir by India.

Protesters chanted "We want freedom" and denounced human rights violations in the Kashmir occupied by the Indians.

Prime Minister Imran will address the UN General Assembly on September 27 to highlight the atrocities of India in occupied Kashmir.



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