Islamabad: Barrister Sultan Mehmood, former Prime Minister of AJ and K and senior leader of PPP called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at PM’s House here today and thanked him for taking personal interest in the socio-economic development of AJ and K.
He appreciated the Prime Minister’s announcement of establishment of international airport, opening of medical college, construction of new campus of IT University in Mirpur, dual carriageway between Lower Topa and Kohala and Mehran Shah Bridge.
The Prime Minister said that wellbeing and welfare of the Kashmiris was passion of people of Pakistan and his keen interest in the development of AJ and K was indeed the reflection of same sentiments.
The Prime Minister said that the democratic government would continue to extend its moral, diplomatic and political support to the people of Kashmir aimed at seeking resolution of Kashmir issue in accordance with the aspirations of Kashmiri brethren.
The Prime Minister referred to his meetings with the Indian Prime Minister in which both leaders agreed to settle all outstanding issues between the both countries including the core issue of Jammu and Kashmir through negotiations and dialogue.
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