President urges AJK government to ensure basic facilities for public

ISLAMABAD, Aug 30 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday urged upon the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government to focus on providing all basic facilities to the people and improve their living standard.

Talking to AJK Prime Minister Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President emphasized on ensuring good governance and transparency in carrying out all development projects and their timely completion.

President Mamnoon Hussain reiterated Pakistan’s continued diplomatic, political and moral support to the oppressed Kashmiris in their struggle against foreign occupation.

Strongly condemning the ongoing Indian brutalities in the held-Kashmir, the President said Pakistan would continue to use diplomatic channel to draw the attention of the international community towards grave human rights violations by the Indian security forces.

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The President stressed that peace would remain elusive in the region unless the decades old issue of Kashmir was resolved.

The President congratulated Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan on his election as Prime Minister of AJK and hoped that under his sagacious leadership, the newly elected public representatives would work with dedication for the well being of the people.

The President expressed his satisfaction at the successful holding of recent election in AJK and smooth transition of power to the next elected government.

The AJK Prime Minister apprised President Mamnoon Hussain about various development initiatives expressed commitment to work devotedly for the welfare of the people of the region.

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