Syed Ali Naqvi
Government is a core part of the State besides other stakeholders in the country and failure of government is interpreted as failure of State, said by the Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (PM AJK) Raja Farooq Haider Khan in a meeting with representatives of Print and Electronic Media here in Central Press Club Muzaffarabad on Wednesday.
While expressing his serious concern on the current situation of Pakistan, Xsaid, “Future of Kashmir is associated with Pakistan as Pakistan is fronting many internal and external conspiracies; some persons deliberately or intentionally enabling these intrigues against Pakistan.”
Prime Minister maintained that constitution of Pakistan have indicated the routes for incumbency and one must follow these pathways. Political forces should not become a spectator after jeopardizing the situation.
“Transfer of governance should be held peacefully and we should accept the results of selection by masses; we can stable democracy by following the pattern of transferring tenure twice or thrice similar to 2013 general elections” PM AJK opined.
Talking on the hydel projects in AJK, Prime Minister mentioned that AJK will get equal water usage charges like Khyber Pakhtun Khwa (KPK) i.e; 1:40 rupees and agreement on Neelum Jehlum Hydro Power Project is probable before long, “Revenue of AJK will increase nearby 6 billion rupees; Keeping in view the environmental issues generated after the completion of these Mega-Projects, a water lake with storage capacity of 1 million cusecs water will be constructed and I am grateful to chairman WAPDA for giving special attention in this regard” PM AJK added.
Prime Minister also shared the details of Prime Minister Pakistan Shahid Khaqaan Abbasi visit along with Chief of Army Staff on LOC at ‘Chiri Kot’ sector, saying that PM Pakistan announced to increase the compensation for martyrs up to 1 million besides announcement of 1 billion 800 million rupees for construction of safe community bunkers for the masses living along Line of Control, adding that PM AJK said that Govt. of Pakistan is collaborating and I am hopeful that amount for these community bunkers will be allocated momentarily.
Prime Minister however lamented on the recent massacre by Indian armed forces in occupied Kashmir, “Cricket players brought to occupied Kashmir were dressed up in Indian Army uniform which does not suits a player; chanting slogans of ‘Boom Boom Afridi’ were the reply of Kashmir youngsters to Indian usurp.