AJK President discusses Kashmir situation with religious leader


Islamabad: Prominent religious scholar and the head of PML-N Ulema and Mushaikh Wing Maulana Ubaidullah Farooqi has called on President Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan and discussed with him prevailing situation in Occupied Kashmir and the diplomatic efforts to highlight Kashmir issue at global level.

The two leaders also discussed development issues including construction of highways and link roads in Mang Sub-Division of Poonch district. Speaking on the occasion, President Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan said that the office of President is a trust of the public representative and the people and he is trying his best to come up to the expectations of the people. He said that all out efforts are being made to draw attention of international community towards the deteriorating situation in occupied Kashmir. Describing Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir as most tragic, the president said that curfew has been continued from dawn to dusk and for 104 days in occupied valley. The protesters are targeted with the pellet guns as a result of which around 1500 people have lost their eyesight. He further said that there is a acute shortage of food and medicines in the valley and I have made a fervent appeal to the global community and human rights institutions to establish a humanitarian corridor in Kashmir to help the besieged population.

The president assured Moulana Farooqi about construction and maintenance of Mang- Rawala Kot,  Bhalgran Tain- Dhal Kot and other roads on priority basis besides improvement of the Poonch University campus and starting of Mphil classes in the university.