AJK prime minister calls on Mehanti

General Karachi

Karachi: A delegation of political, religious and Hurriyat Conference leaders led by Prime Minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Chaudhary Abdul Majeed called on Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi Chief Muhammad Hussain Mehanti during a visit to Idara-e-Noor Haq, here on Sunday.

The delegation comprised opposition leader in Kashmir Assembly Farooq Haider, Chief JI Azad Jammu Kashmir Abdur Rasheed Turabi, Chief JUI-F Azad Jammu & Kashmir Maulana Saeed Yousuf, representative of All Pakistan Kashmir Muslim Conference Sagheer Chughtai, Ghulam Muhammad Safi of Hurriyat Conference, Mehmood Ahmed Saghar of Mirwaiz Group, Rafeeq Dar of Liberation Front and MQM Parliamentary leader in Kashmir Assembly Tahir Khokhar.

On the occasion, the delegation condoled on the demise of former JI Chief Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Naib Ameer Prof Ghafoor Ahmed and lauded their efforts and struggle for the Kashmir cause.

Talking to the media, Prime Minister Chaudhary Abdul Majeed said that the atrocities of Indian Army on Kashmiri people cannot dampen their courage, adding the struggle for independence of Kashmir has been continuing for last 65 years and will continue till the liberation of the occupied Kashmir.

Lauding the efforts of JI for the Kashmir cause, PM Azad Jammu Kashmir said that the JI leadership has always played vital role in the freedom movement of Kashmiris.

Entire Kashmiri leadership is untied on one-point agenda of freedom, he said adding Kashmiris are also fighting the war of Pakistan.

Abdul Majeed appealed the leadership of all political and religious parties to keep the Kashmir issue on top priority in their manifestos.

On the occasion, Mehanti presented his party manifesto to the PM Azad Jammu Kashmir in which the Kashmir issue is among the top priorities. He said that the JI has laid sacrificed for the cause of Kashmir and will continue to do so for the noble cause. “JI has a clear stance over Kashmir issue from the day one, i.e., no allows friendship with India at the cost of Kashmir issue.”