Latest News: Pakistan confers highest civilian award 'Nishan-e-Pakistan' on Kashmir's separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Highlights:

  • Pakistan honored former Hurriyat leader Gilani
  • Highest civilian honor given on his independence day
  • Separatist leader awarded from nishan-e-pakistan
  • Gilani is surrounded by allegations of terrorism and violence

Islamabad
Pakistan has given its highest civilian honor to former Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on its Independence Day. Gilani was awarded the Nishan-e-Pakistan on Friday 14 August. Separatist leader Gilani is legendary for his anti-India statements in Kashmir, for which Pakistan is honoring him. Pakistan just lately launched its new map and staked its declare on the disputed areas of Kashmir.

Gilani Missed the occasion
Gilani was given Nishan-e-Pakistan in a program in Islamabad on the Independence Day of Pakistan. The former Hurriyat leader was given this honor by President Arif Rizvi. However, Geelani himself miss this system and was changed by native Hurriyat leaders. When Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan introduced about this, he stated that Gilani is being honored by doing so.

Accused of terrorism and violence in Kashmir
The proposal to confer Gilani with Nishan-e-Pakistan was proposed by Pakistani Senator Mushtaq Ahmed, which was handed by the House by voice. Gilani resigned from Hurriyat shortly earlier than. He is amongst these accused of terrorism and violence in Kashmir. Gilani was additionally charged with terror funding after the Kashmir violence in 2016. Apart from this, Gilani has additionally been positioned underneath home arrest in Kashmir for a very long time.

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