LONDON - Preparations have been finalised for holding a Kashmir Conference in Birmingham under the aegis of the Youth Forum of Tehrik-e-Kashmir UK. The gathering, scheduled on March 28, will be attended by a large number of people, including women, which is aimed at creating awareness among the young generation of British Kashmiris about the issue. Speaking at a meeting held at Kashmir House Birmingham to review the preparations for the conference, President Tehrik-e-Kashmir UK Mohammad Ghalib said integrating new generation of Kashmiri youngsters, born and brought up in UK, was need of the hour. With better knowledge and vision of the world affairs, they could play an important role for promoting the cause of Kashmiri peoples right to self-determination and exposing brutal face of India through political and diplomatic means, he added. While expressing his satisfaction over the involvement of Kashmiri youths in the liberation struggle, Ghalib said Tehrik-e-Kashmir had provided a platform to the youths to utilise their potential in a positive way. Addressing on the occasion, Secretary General Tehrik-e- Kashmir UK, Mufti Abdul Majid Nadeem said after the conference in Birmingham, similar events would be organised all over UK. Senior Vice-president Chaudhry Mohammad Sharif said it were young Kashmiri who had started the struggle for right to self-determination and they were the backbone of the movement. He said the Kashmiris living in the United Kingdom should express their solidarity with their brethrens by waging a struggle at political and diplomatic fronts. He expressed the hope that youth forum would work assiduously for mitigating the sufferings of the people in Jammu and Kashmir and it would unite the British youth on a single point agenda of right to self-determination. Others who spoke on occasion were Convenor Youth Forum Tariq Mahmood, Nasir Mahmood, Chaudhry Javed Aziz, Shabir Hussain, Shafqat Mahmood, Shaheen Akhtar, Raja Qamar Abbas, Chaudhry Zahid Aziz, Munir Raza, Ramzan Awan and Khawaja Farooq.