Altaf Hamid Rao;
MIRPUR,(Parliament Times):Azad Jammu Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi Tuesday reiterated his government’s resolve to make Azad Jammu Kashmir a development oriented and prosperous state under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan.
He expressed these views while talking to Governor of Punjab Ch.Muhammad Sarwar during his visit to the provincial capital on Tuesday.
The AJK Prime Minister said that India will not be able to crush the freedom movement of Kashmiri people with the use of military force and they will ultimately get their liberation from Indian clutches. He condemned the Indian occupation forces’ inhuman role in connection with the handling of the mortal remains of the iconic Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Gillani.
Governor of Punjab Ch.Muhammad Sarwar while responding to the AJK PM said that durable and lasting peace between India and Pakistan could not established unless and until Kashmir issue is resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of the Kashmiri people.
He said that Pakistan will continue its political, moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people in attaining their fundamental right to self determination. He said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan as an ambassador of Kashmiri people has been projecting the Kashmir issue at international level in its true perspective. The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister and the Punjab Governor stressed the need for immediate settlement of the Kashmir dispute for establishing lasting and durable peace in the region. The Punjab Governor assured his full cooperation to the Azad Kashmir government for the implementation of various socio economic development programme including the provision of health facilities to the people and promotion of Tourism in the state. He said India has unleashed the reign of terror in occupied Kashmir to suppress the freedom movement with the use of military forces but have failed to break the will of the Kashmiri people .
The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir visited the Mazar of Dr Allama Iqbal and offered Fateha . A smartly turnout contingent of Punjab Rangers presented a salute to the Prime Minister .The Deputy Speaker of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir legislative Assembly Ch.Riaz and advisor to the Government Ch.Maqbool Gujar were also accompanied by the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister also visited Data Darbar and laid a floral wreath at the Mazar.