Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the agreement by DGMOs of India and Pakistan to “fully implement” the ceasefire pact of 2003 and stop cross border firings, saying it would bring great relief to the people of the State.
The Chief Minister said having peace on the borders was the first essential step to “a larger understanding” and expressed hope that it would sustain.
“Wholeheartedly welcome the reiteration of the commitment to the ceasefire on the border by both DGMO’s. This brings great relief to the people residing in the vicinity,” Mehbooba wrote on Twitter.
“Peace on our borders is the first essential step to a larger understanding & (and) I truly hope it sustains,” she said.