ISLAMABAD, (Parliament Times): The Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi has said that the present government is playing a historical role for the development and prosperity of the people to bring about socio economic changes in the lives of the people of Azad Kashmir.
Talking to a delegation of Kotli who joined the PTI led by Raja Abdul Qayyum here on Sunday, he said that the PTI government is taking revolutionary steps for the development of the state side by side projecting the Kashmir issue in its true perspective at international level. He said establishment of good governance in Azad Kashmir is the top priority and as a result of the reforms introduced by the present government the popularity of the PTI government in Azad Kashmir is increasing day by day. He congratulated those who joined PTI and highly appreciated the role of Raja Abdul Qayyum and his family in politics and social services rendered for the wellbeing of the people of the area. He said his family has been associated in politics and serving the people for the last many years . The Prime Minister highly commended the role of the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for taking solid steps for the development of Azad Kashmir and highlighting the Kashmir issue in its true perspective at international level.
Speaking on the occasion the Minister for Kashmir Affairs Mr. Ali Amin Gandapur assured that due status will be given to those who have joined the PTI and urged the party workers to prepare themselves for coming local bodies elections in Azad Kashmir .He said the holding of local bodies elections after three decades is an historical decision of the government to transfer power to the people at gross root level in accordance with the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. The President of PTI Azad Kashmir and Senior Most Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilayas speaking on the occasion congratulated Raja Abdul Qayyum and others for joining PTI and urged them to utilise their energies to strengthen the party at gross root level . He said PTI has emerged as the largest party in Azad Kashmir and is taking concrete steps for the welfare and development of the people of Azad Kashmir in accordance with the vision of the Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. The Secretary General of PTI Raja Mansoor Khan also congratulated them and expressed the hope that they would become an asset for the party.