Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif repeated the country’s support to the separatist movement in Kashmir by writing to the chief of a radical Kashmiri women's separatist group 'Dukhtaran-e-Milat' (Daughters of Faith). Sharif said that Pakistan has historically lent “humanitarian, moral and diplomatic support” to the people's movement for self-determination in Kashmir, reported IANS.

"We will continue our support to your just and humanitarian cause with more vigour in the future. Your steadfast, uncompromising struggle for self-determination has given soul and spirit to the movement.” the Pakistan prime minister said, adding that “the undeniable right of self-determination be given to Kashmiri people" soon.