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AJK PM admits that overseas Kashmiris are contributing alots to the development of the State

LONDON: Prime Minister, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan admitted that overseas Kashmiris are contributing handsomely to the economic development of the State.
Addressing a reception, held for him by a prominent UK business man Raja Ijaz Mehmood, here on Friday, he appreciated the efforts made by the Kashmiris settled in UK and other EU countries for exposing Indian state terrorism as well as country’s progress and prosperity.
Mr. Haider assured that business community of UK would be extended all possible facilities in AJK. He also acknowledged their role in economic progress of Great Britain. He said Kashmiris like Ijaz Mehmood made a great fortune in abroad and are also well connected to their native country. He said government was mulling for legislation to protect the overseas investment in Azad Kashmir. Pointing out towards the enormous natural resources in different sectors in AJK, Mr. Haider motivated the UK business community to invest their capital to exploit it which would also create employment opportunities for the youths of the state.
The Premier said his government was pondering on promoting tourism and industry in the State to create employment opportunities which is one of priorities of the government. Government is also taking solid measures for promotion of tourism sector adding that next year was being observed as Year of Tourism in the State.
Mr. Mehmood expressed gratitude of AJK Prime Minister and assured him that UK business community would further contribute in prosperity of Azad Kashmir.

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