MUZAFFARABAD: The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK) has finalized all arrangements to celebrate the 74th founding day of (AJK) with zeal and fervor and a seminar in this connection would be held on the day, spokesman of UAJK said.
In a statement issued here on Thursday, the UAJK spokesman said that the AJK Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi, Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Khan Afridi, former President Azad Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan, former Prime Minister Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider, Leader of the Muslim Conference, and former Prime Minister, Sardar Atiq Ahmad Khan, Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Chaudhry Latif Akbar, distinguished diplomat and former Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam, Executive Director of Iqbal Institute of Research and Dialogue Islamabad Dr. Hassan Al-Amin, Azad Jammu, and Kashmir University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi and other speakers will also address the event.
The Registrar of the University, Prof. Dr. Ayesha Sohail has constituted a core committee headed by Prof. Dr. Siddique Awan, Director Finance and Planning, for the management and administration of the Kashmir Seminar. A reception committee comprising all the deans of the university has also been formed. A committee headed by Hafiz Roshan Din Director Works has been set up to oversee the venue and necessary arrangements at the seminar. Meanwhile, a committee headed by Deputy Registrar Sardar Zafar Iqbal will be set up to monitor the publicity and media affairs of the seminar.
The second session will be presided over by Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan Niazi in which leaders of parliamentary political parties Latif Akbar, Sardar Atiq Ahmed Khan, Raja Farooq Haider Khan, Khawaja Farooq Ahmed, and other leaders will address.
Meanwhile, Azad Jammu and Kashmir University Professor Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi said in a statement that the University of Kashmir has been celebrating the foundation day of Azad Kashmir since 2016. And in keeping with its tradition, the university will celebrate the founding day of the state with full enthusiasm and national spirit this year as well to acquaint the young generation with the present situation of the Azad Kashmir Movement and the motives behind it on October 24, 1947. Ghazi Millat was the cause of the revolutionary government formed under the leadership of Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan.