Altaf Hameed Rao;
MIRPUR (AJK): AJK Ombudsman Zafar Hussain Mirza called on President of Azad Jammu Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan late Turesday and briefed him of a scheduled conference of Ombudsmen from all over Pakistan being hosted by the AJK Ombudsman Office on June 29th in the state capital city of Muzaffarabad.
Zafar Hussain Mirza invited the President to address this gathering which he said is the first of its kind to take place in Azad Jammu Kashmir. The President accepted the invitation.
President AJK lauded the efforts of the Ombudsman AJK for organizing such an event and said that such an august gathering will help further strengthen this institution, as learning from the experiences of the Federation of Ombudsmen will lead to better understanding of new ways to help streamline functionality and service delivery.
Afterwards, Syed Nazir Hussain Gillani, Secretary Religious Affairs AJK also called on the President at his office and apprised him of various issues relating to the Tajweed Al Qur’an Trust. The Secretary informed that renewed efforts have been adopted to make the Trust more effective towards its mission in teaching the Holy Qur’an to the students across AJK. He said that to encourage the teachers and mualimeen a proposal has been presented for an increase in their stipends.
President Azad Kashmir praised the efforts of the Secretary in helping promote this cause with missionary zeal. He said that students must be taught of the Holy Qur’an to help them better understand Islam and its teachings. The President said that a comprehensive meeting on the issues of the Trust will be called and all pending issues will be brought under discussion.