ISLAMABAD: The AJK Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi has highly appreciated the vibrant role of overseas Kashmiri for projecting the Kashmir issue in its true perspective at international level. He was talking to a delegation of overseas Kashmiri who met him led by the Secretary of the All-parties Kashmir group in the British parliament Lord Qurban Hussain here on Saturday.
He said overseas Kashmiri have been playing a significant role for projecting Kashmir issue abroad and the government would support them in mobilizing world opinion for resolving the lingering Kashmir dispute. He said the present government would project the Kashmir issue at every international forum effectively in accordance with the vision of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He said new welfare projects for the socio-economic uplift of the people of Azad Kashmir would be started with the support of the federal government and added that Azad Kashmir would be turned into a real base camp of the liberation movement. He said special efforts will be made with the cooperation of Punjab and KPK governments for the improvement of roads leading to KPK and Punjab to provide better travelling facilities to the people of the state.
Speaking on the occasion Lord Qurban Hussain said that the overseas Kashmiris were the vanguard of the Kashmir liberation struggle and will continue to highlight the Kashmir issue at international level with full determination.
Meanwhile a delegation of the welfare council of overseas Kashmiri belonging to Britain and Europe also called on the AJK Prime Minister and briefed him about the issues of the overseas Kashmiri. They invited the Prime Minister to participate in the overseas Pakistani welfare council conference being held next month in London.
AJK PM urges religious leaders
The AJK Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi has urged upon the Ulema and Mushaikh to play their role for promoting religious harmony, unity and Islamic brotherhood among the people and supplement the government’s efforts to set up a society based on Islamic principles.Talking to different delegations of the Ulema and Mushaikh here on Saturday he said Azad Kashmir is a peaceful area and ulama and Mushaikh can play a leading role for the setting up of a society based Islamic principles. The delegations felicitated the Prime Minister on his appointment as the Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir and expressed the hope that all necessary facilities will be made available to the people living near the line of control. Dr. Pir Ali Raza Bukhari speaking on the occasion said the Ulema and Mushaikh will extend all out support to the Prime Minister for establishing religious harmony and understanding among the people and will collectively move to put the state on the road of progress and prosperity.