Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President, Sardar Masood Khan has said that the government is committed to resolving public issues being faced by the people in Muzaffarabad and adjoining areas.
He was talking to a delegation led by Chairman Traders’ Joint Action Committee, Abdul Razzaq Khan, who called on him on Wednesday.
The President vowed to find a solution of the ecological problems affecting residents of Muzaffarabad due to diversion of the water of river Neelum to fill the composite dam of Neelum-Jhelum Hydroelectric Project (NJHP).
“Both NJHP and Kohala Power Generation project are important projects of national significance but reservations of the people being affected by the projects directly or indirectly can also not be overlooked”, he said.
He said AJK government is persistently pursuing relevant authorities of
AJK government is also contemplating to conduct a study for
Earlier the head of the delegation Abdul Razzaq Khan told the president that
People of Muzaffarabad also want that the project should be built on
Earlier addressing officials and executives of State Bank of Pakistan AJK branch, President Sardar Masood Khan said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project (CPEC) has helped internationalize Kashmir dispute besides bringing huge economic benefits to the country.
He said that India for the first time recognized Kashmir as
The President said GB is historically part of Jammu and Kashmir State and should not turn the area into a province of Pakistan. He said that people of GB should be given their political, constitutional and economic rights without disturbing the disputed status of the region.