Bhimber—AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan visited Samahni,Chamb,Barnala , Nikyal and Abbaspur areas close to the Line of Control on Tuesday to express solidarity with the affectees of Indain firing.
During the visit, he was briefed about the problems faced by the local people due to unprovoked Indian firing. Speaking on the occasion, the AJK Prime Minister said the people of Kashmir are ready to sacrifice their lives in case of any aggression from the enemy.
Raja Farooq Haider Khan said people of Azad Kashmir fully stand with Pakistan Armed Forces. He rejected Indian claims of surgical strikes in Pakistani soil as baseless. He said earlier the Indian side also orchestrated drama of Uri attack to malign Pakistan. Senior Minister Ch Tariq Farooq,Raja Maqsood Khan,Raja Razzaq Khan,Raja Ali Shan and Raja Ejaz Khan also addressed the audience.
Earlier when Prime Minister arrived at Samahni ,PML(N) leader Raja Maqsood Khan and Raja Munir Ullah Khan welcomed him.This was first time in the history of Tehsil Samahni that any AJK Prime Minister ever visited Samahni. The Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider also addressed the members of village defence committees and affectees of Indian firing on LoC and said that we are fully alert with our brave army to defend ourselves.
At Chamb Iftikharabad,Minister for Information Mushtaq Minhas,member AJK Legislative Assembly Col(r) Waqar Ahmed Noor and Mirza Zafar Hussain Advocate also addressed the gathering while senior minister Ch Tariq Farooq,Raja Maqsood Khan and others were present on the occasion.—Email