PM reaffirms Pakistan’s support to Kashmir cause

MUZAFFARABD: Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday urged the international community to play its role for resumption of dialogue between Pakistan and India to address core issue of Jammu and Kashmir.

He was addressing the AJK Council budget session in Muzaffarabad. He once again reaffirmed Pakistan’s unequivocal political, moral and diplomatic support to Kashmiri people in attaining their right to self-determination.

Nawaz Sharif underlined the need for resolving the lingering Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN resolutions. He said there is a need to promote confidence building measures between Pakistan and India to move forward to resolve all outstanding issues.

Meanwhile a delegation of PML-N Azad Kashmir led by its President Raja Farooq Haider Khan called on Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif and discussed matters of development and latest situation in Occupied Kashmir.

The Prime Minister also inaugurated twenty-six development projects of education, health and basic infrastructure worth Rs 3.71 billion. Chairman Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority briefed the Prime Minister about the ongoing projects.

The Prime Minister was apprised that sixteen colleges have been constructed in various AJK districts with the cooperation from Kuwaiti government. Five projects of basic infrastructure were completed with Chinese assistance. Five high schools were built with the cooperation of the federal government. The Prime Minister later distributed cheques to financially assist the quake-hit people.

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