WASHINGTON, July 14, 2008. Kashmiri American Council/Kashmir Center and Association of Humanitarian Lawyers will hold Ninth International Kashmir Peace Conference on July 1st and August 1st 2008 at the Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, executive Director, KAC/Kashmir Center said that the primary objective of this conference is to explore various possibilities to set a stage for the settlement of the Kashmir dispute. He further said that the international community is upholding the position of principle which it has sustained throughout the existence of the contentious issue relating to the status of Kashmir. It is, however, a cause of the deepest anxiety for us that the urgency of settling the dispute is getting scant multilateral recognition. As a result of this, no genuine negotiations have yet been held to arrive at a just and lasting solution.
Dr. Fai reiterated that the people of Kashmir welcome the talks between India and Pakistan. They hope that the two governments fully recognize that there can be no “peaceful negotiated settlement” without the full and active participation of the Kashmiris living on both sides of the Cease-fire Line as well as those belonging to the Kashmiri Diaspora.
Rooms have been reserved in the name of Kashmiri American Council at Arlington Residence Court, 1200 North Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA, 22201.
To reserve the room, please call John (Manager Sales) at 703-524-4000, Extension 6445. Room rates are $155.00/night. Deadline is: Friday, July 18th. (Out of town speakers do not need to call).
*Admission to the Conference is free but registration is required*
Thursday, July 31st & August 1st 2008. Registration starts at 8.oo a.m. Conference timings between 9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; Call KAC at 202-628-6789 / 202-628-6788 / 202-607-6585; Fax: 202-393-0062 or 703-295-8683