Business of Opposition agenda in session assembly on 10th December

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MUZAFFARABAD, (Parliament Times) :Azad Kashmir Minister for Planning and Development Chaudhry Muhammad Rashid, Education Minister for Schools Dewan Ali Khan Chughtai, Minister for Public Works Azhar Sadiq and Parliamentary Secretary Prof Taqdis Gilani has said that the opposition had submitted requisition for convening the session of the of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Fulfilling the quorum was the responsibility of the opposition but the opposition could not fulfill the quorum. The government had already decided that an assembly session would be convened on the seventh of December, but the opposition acted hastily and later started wailing that the government was running away from the assembly. They expressed these views while addressing a press conference at the Press Information Department here on Friday. The Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir, Ministers and all members of the government were present in the assembly till the last moment but the opposition could not meet the quorum due to which the session was adjourned. The government has decided to convene the session of the assembly on the 10th of December in which the business of the opposition will also be made a part of the agenda. They said our government has so far approved projects worth 6 billion rupees by the Cabinet Development Committee and 08 billion rupees by the Development Working Party which are now being processed by the departments for implementation. The Ministers said that the agenda of the opposition for today’s meeting was insignificant in nature which did not include any special public issues. They said that the government has made a comprehensive plan for the development of Azad Kashmir and legislation in the interest of the state. The assembly session on 10th of December will include the business of the government as well as the opposition in the agenda. They said that the government will welcome the positive suggestions and will take the opposition on board for the betterment of the state and the people. The Ministers said that the government has so far approved 12 billion rupees projects for the wellbeing of the people and will also complete the plans of the previous government for the welfare of the people. Responding to a question, the Ministers said that the previous government had formed a sub-committee for ad hoc employees, whose recommendations were bulldozed and they passed the act. In response to another question, the Ministers said that the liberation of occupied Kashmir is the top priority of our government. They said on the directions of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan the Azad Kashmir President Barrister Sultan Mehamood Choudhary staged a strong protest on the arrival of the Indian Prime Minister in UN General Assembly and also highlighted the Kashmir issue in the United States and Europe and apprised the world of the ongoing human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir. In response to another question, the Ministers said that they were reviewing the plans of the previous government and would expose their corruption and added that 500 billion rupees of the federal government funds will be spent on the construction and development of the state and from this fund mega development projects will be started in Azad Kashmir to bring about a socio economic development of the people of the state and to raise the living standards of the people.