Reported by: The Voice of UK(Muzaffarabad AJK Pakistan )The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Cabinet on Friday strongly condemned unending curfew, lock-down and human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and decided to expose Indian false narrative at all available forums.
The meeting presided over by Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan decided not to let the Kashmiris alone in this critical time when India unilaterally and illegally revoked Articles 370 and 35-A and conspiring to alter demography of the disputed territory by settling non state subjects in the occupied territory.
The cabinet appealed United Nations and other human rights organizations to take a serious notice of the humanitarian crisis in the IOK and held India accountable for war crimes.
The cabinet also strongly condemned unprovoked firing by Indian troops at civilian living close to Cease Fire Line (CFL). The cabinet observed that India wants to push the civilian population back from CFL but it will never succeed because the people are fighting shoulder to shoulder with Pakistan Armed Forces.
The Cabinet paid rich tributes to the martyrs of CFL both civilian and armed forces for rendering matchless sacrifices to defend their motherland. It lauded the role of Pak Army for giving a befitting response to the Indian troops’ aggression.
Through a resolution presented by Senior Minister and Senior Vice President PML-N state chapter Chaudhary Tariq Farooq, cabinet expressed full confidence over the leadership of Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan by representing aspirations of the Kashmiris at national and international levels following 5 th August Indian illegal steps and adopting working plan for rehabilitation of the Indian firing affectees.
The cabinet also appreciated Raja Farooq Haider Khan for developing a better working relationship with the federal government and release of development funds in time.
Addressing the cabinet Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider said that 13th Amendment giving financial and administrative autonomy to the government is a remarkable achievement of the present PML-N government. He particularly thanked ex Prime Ministers Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for making hundred percent increase in the development budget.
He directed the Ministers to visit districts and their constituencies and listen to public issues. The Prime Minister also directed administrative machinery of the state to address peoples’ complaints in due course of time.
Raja Farooq Haider Khan expressed concerns over the performance of secretaries and heads of departments and said 90 percent applications that received to him are relating to government servants.
He said good governance and financial discipline enable the government self sufficient and we want to move its benefits to the general public.
The Prime Minister directed cabinet members to keep close liaison with the masses and hold consultative meetings with the party workers including Youth Wing, MSF and other wings of the party.
The cabinet decided to convene conventions of PML-N in all districts from February next year.