AJK Cabinet approves Rs 73.50 billion Finance Bill 2016

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MIRPUR, June 24 (APP): Azad Jammu & Kashmir Cabinet Friday
approved Rs 73.50 billion Finance Bill 2016 at a meeting held in the capital city, it was officially declared.

AJK government spokesperson told APP that the AJK Cabinet met in Muzaffarabad with Prime Minister Ch. Abdul Majeed in the chair.
Besides the cabinet colleagues of the Prime Minister, Chief
Secretary, Secretary Finance, Additional Chief Secretary AJK
also attended the meeting.

Secretary Finance apprised the house of the details of the
finance for the year 2016.

Addressing the meeting, AJK Prime Minister Ch. Abdul Majeed
said that his government focused primarily for the socio economic development and prosperity of the people of Azad Jammu & Kashmir by launching various mega projects of public welfare.

The Cabinet unanimously approved various resolutions condemning continued aggressive Indian posture and increased human rights abuses by the occupational forces in Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir and the continue arrests of the Kashmiri freedom fighter leaders including youth.

The meeting urged upon the international community to play their due role for getting occupied Jammu & Kashmir liberated from the Indian subjugation.

Through another resolution, the AJK cabinet fully endorsed and
supported the steps and campaign launched by the valiant Pakistan Army for making the country clean of the menace of terrorism.

“It is imperative to get the country rid of the menace of
terrorism in the larger interest of the progress and prosperity of the country besides to ensure the security to the future of the coming generations in the country, “ the resolution added.

“The international community should exert pressure on India
to immediately move for the early peaceful settlement of Kashmir issue through granting right to self determination under the spirit of the United Nations resolutions,” the resolution concludes.