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Govt will provide support to development efforts of AJK: Asad Umar

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

09th Jan, 2020. 07:19 pm
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Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said that federal government will provide full support to development efforts of Azad Kashmir government.

According to the details, the federal minister gave the assurance to the AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan at a meeting in Islamabad today.

Mansehra-Muzaffarad-Mirpur Expressway, Lower Topa Kohala Road, Athmuqam- Taobat Road and several other projects came under discussion at the meeting.

The Minister for Planning said tourism is a high priority area and the government would provide full support to improvement of tourism related infrastructure.

Earlier, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Sardar Masood Khan said that the national and state media should give top priority to highlight the Kashmir dispute in its true perspective in order to counter India’s false propaganda.

While talking to a 12-member delegation of journalists the president said “after Indian actions related to the occupied Kashmir on August 5 last year, Pakistan’s electronic and print media played an unprecedented role, but later the country’s political situation has diverted their attention to some extent from the happening in the held territory.”

The delegation which called on him here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, led by newly-elected President of Central Press Club Muzafarabad Sajjad Qayyum Mir, included Syed Afaq Hussain Shah, Tariq Naqqash, Aslam Mir, Basharat Mughal, Zulfiqar Hussain Butt, Saqib Ali Haidri, Azkar Naqvi, Ansar Khawaja and Secretary-General Azad Kashmir Newspapers Society Sarfraz Khawaja, AJK Presidential Secretariat said.


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