CM says hope ‘rekindled’ as Centre’s envoy reaches Kashmir

People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti. Express archive photo.

JAMMU: As the Centre’s special representative began his five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir today, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the hope for resolution of the Kashmir issue through dialogue “has been rekindled” and wished that parties “will not miss” the opportunity to be a part of the peace process.

The Centre has appointed former Intelligence Bureau director Dineshwar Sharma its special representative for talks with various stakeholders in an effort to ensure peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

“The hope of resolution via dialogue has been rekindled in J&K.

“I am optimistic that parties and organisations in J&K will not miss this opportunity to be a part of peace parleys,” the Chief Minister said on Twitter. (AGENCIES)