Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training (MoFEPT) Rana Tanveer Hussain has said we stand in solidarity with the people of Kashmir and call for an end to the violence, oppression, and human rights violations that have plagued the region for far too long. We also call for a peaceful resolution to the conflict that respects the rights and aspirations of the people of Kashmir”.
He further said that the “MoFEPT is committed to raising awareness and providing support to the people of Kashmir, and will continue to work towards ensuring that their voices are heard and their rights are respected”.
Under MoFEPT, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), National Skills University (NSU), Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) Islamabad, Pakistan Institute of Fashion & Design (PIFD), National College of Arts (NCA) Lahore, NFC Institute of Engineering and Fertilizer Research (IEFR) Faisalabad, Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), Federal Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (FBISE), Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA), National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), National Book Foundation (NBF), National Commission of Human Development, Federal College of Education, National Education Foundation, Federal Directorate of Education, Basic Education Community Schools held different activities to mark the day and contribute towards the larger cause.
Earlier, a consultative meeting was chaired by Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Rana Tanveer Hussain in which it was decided that all departments under the umbrella of the Ministry of Education will show solidarity with the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir by observing the day with full enthusiasm and commitment.
During the meeting, the minister instructed all the public & private institutions to plan and organize conferences, solidarity walks, seminars, panel discussions, talk shows and competitions to highlight the struggle of Kashmiri people for their right to self-determination as per UN resolutions.