SRINAGAR, July 5: Terming Foreign Secretary level talks between New Delhi and Islamabad a forward movement to resolve all outstanding issues, National Conference (NC) additional general Secretary, Dr Sheikh Mustafa Kamal said that both the countries should continue the dialogue process in a bid to improve and maintain cordial relations.
Addressing various public meetings at Basoli and other places of Jammu division, Dr Kamal said that people of Jammu and Kashmir have great stakes in the Indo-Pak relations because the relations between two countries has a direct impact on Kashmir
The National Conference leader said that good Indo-Pak relations have a bearing on the peace in the sub-continent and the South Asian region where the better relations between India and Pakistan are of mutual trust and confidence.
Dr Kamal urged both the Governments to continue the ongoing dialogue process so that it will generate better environment for restarting the dialogue at political level. He also said that better Indo-Pak relations are imperative for peace and resolution of various issues between the two neighbours.
He further said that National Conference will facilitate all processes aimed at bringing thaw in the relations of the two countries and seek permanent peace and stability in the State. He said that National Conference and its leadership have always been for good Indo-Pak relations and our efforts in this direction would continue.
He said that State Coalition Government under the leadership of Omar Abdullah is committed to equitable development of the State and is laying special attention to development and welfare of the people living in the far-flung areas of the State.
He said that an era of progress and development has started in the State under Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and a large number of welfare schemes have been launched for the welfare and development of the weaker section of the society. He called upon the party rank and file to come forward and reach out to the people of the State.
Provincial president Jammu province Rattan Lal Gupta, also spoke on the occasion.