Musharraf's leadership likely to resolve Kashmir issue: Sikandar
22 February, 2005
BIRMINGHAM, February 23 (Online): Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan has said that Kashmir issue is expected to be resolved under the leadership of President General Pervez Musharraf.
"President's policies and good strategy have paved the way for Kashmir resolution", said AJK president while addressing a rally held under the aegis of Muslim Conference, UK here on Tuesday.
He noted that Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service will increase the intimacy among both parts of the Kashmiris besides providing opportunity to Kashmiri leadership to sit together to formulate strategy for Kashmir solution.
Sardar Sikandar voiced his optimism that sacrifices rendered by Kashmiris will not be wasted and soon they (Kashmiris) will get liberation.
Talking about uplift projects in Azad Kashmir, he said that work on development projects is underway and very soon Azad Kashmir will emerge as model state.
AJK president said government has formed strategy to alleviate poverty and unemployment from Azad Kashmir.
He said we are also planning for better health, education facilities besides starting different programs for the welfare of the AJK masses.
Sardar Sikandar clarified that President General Pervez Musharraf fulfilled each and every demand of AJK government on the expansion of Mangala dam project.
He said Mangala dam affectees will also be relocated.