|MUZAFFARABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Mian Nawaz Sharif has said that the dictators had betrayed to the people of Pakistan, Geo News reported.|
Addressing a public gathering here on Sunday, Nawaz Sharif severely criticized the politicians for supporting the dictators.
Nawaz Sharif while addressing, formally announced launching of PML-N AJK. He said that PML-N is a revolutionary party. He himself is an innovative person, he said and added that PML-N is a sign of revolution.
Those who had been talking about the revolution supported dictators, he said and asked why 50 people were killed in Karachi on May 12?.
Nawaz came hard on the politicians saying that those who were talking about the resolution supported dictator at the time of Lal Masjid operation and in derailing of judiciary.
PML-N chief further said that at the time of earthquake in AJK he was in Jeddah. He was intended to come back to Muzaffarabad but a person who is not present in the country stopped him.
Nawaz Sharif stated that he is friend Pakistan not the companion of President Asif Ali Zardari. He further said that President Zardari was voted by those who had been talking about revolution, adding that PML-N did not support him.
ISLAMABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council passed the budget of the Council for the Year 2010-2011 amounting to Rs. 9007.201 million and revised estimates for the year 2009-2010 amounting to Rs. 6251.439 million in its 45th Session held at Prime Minister’s House today.
While explaining the salient features of the current budget, the Minister Incharge said that the operational budget of Rs. 5870.334 million is 10% of the total budget as against 12% operational budget of total budget during last financial year. The budget includes 50% raise in the basic pay of employees of AJ & K with affect from 1st July 2010 in accordance with the financial relief given by the Government of Pakistan to its employees. The development budget amounting to Rs. 2200.000 million, he mentioned, has been proposed for development purpose.
The Minister Incharge, in his concluding remarks, said that the shortfall between revenue receipts amounting to Rs. 5796.853 million and the expected expenditure amounting to Rs. 9007.201 will be met by firstly adopting economy measures, secondly by increasing income tax collection by revamping the department on modern lines, thirdly by drawal from Council Consolidation Fund and fourthly if required by disinvesting portion of Council’s savings as a last resort.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani appreciated the efforts of the Minister Incharge of AJ & K Council Secretariat, the members of the Council and the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir for proper and efficient management of the funds allocated in the Budget. The Prime Minister further mentioned that the establishment of University of Science and Technology for AJ & K in the development programme is a very positive approach and would help to bring about a change in the socio-economic life of the people as well as development in AJ & K. He agreed to personally inaugurate this project since education and health sectors are among his priorities.
The Prime Minister emphasized upon the AJ & K Council as well as AJ & K government to focus on the completion of ongoing development projects. The projects, he added, on which 70% work has been done should be given top priority for completion within financial year, if possible.
The Prime Minister approved the proposal given by the Prime Minister of AJ & K Sardar Attique Ahmad Khan and supported by the members of the Council to celebrate 2011 as the year of self determination of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He accepted to address the joint session of the AJ & K Parliament on one of the occasions to be organized by the Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
Earlier, in his opening remarks, the Prime Minister while presiding the AJ & K Council meeting as its Chairman, said that the Government and the people of Pakistan remain committed to the just cause of Kashmiri people in their struggle for their inalienable right to self-determination.
The Prime Minister assured that Pakistan would continue to extend political, moral and diplomatic support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He reminded that Pakistan have always stood for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the UN Security Council’s Resolutions and in line with the aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Prime Minister pointed out in his remarks that the youth of Kashmir and Kashmiri women have once again risen strongly in protest against the policies of occupation. He observed that the people across Pakistan feel the anguish, suffering and plight of the Kashmiri people as their own. The Council offered Fateha in the meeting for the martyrs who have laid down their lives in the heroic struggle for freedom in the Indian Held Kashmir.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan wants an objective, sustainable, comprehensive and meaningful dialogue process with India which is critical for peaceful solution of the Kashmir dispute. He expressed readiness to embark upon a journey of peace in South Asia in order to provide a better life for the people of Pakistan and India for lasting peace and prosperity. He recalled that the cause and the right of self determination of the Kashmiri people remained very close to Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s heart and it was he who had pleaded resolution of Kashmir dispute vehemently at all International foras the UN Security Council.
The Prime Minister observed that the resolution of Kashmir issue can usher in a new era of cooperation in South Asia. He believed that dialogue is the only way forward, therefore, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and he agreed in Thimpu in April this year to resume the dialogue process on all issues.
Pakistani Flag Hoisted in Department of Law, The University of Kashmir Srinagar on December 15, 2010
Pakistani Flag Hoisted in Department of Law, The University of Kashmir Srinagar on December 15, 2010
Begum shamshad aziz, Wife of General Aziz Khan (Rtd) of Palandri, also joined Pakistan people's Party (PPP) a day ago. She made a formal announcement here in Islamabad on 14th of december. According to reports, it is said that Begum shamshad aziz would apply for the ticket of Pakistan People's party form constituency LA 20, Poonch 4, which is also the stronghold of Sardar Khalid Ibrahim Khan and Sardar Syab Khalid Khan. At Present, the decision of Begum Shamshad Aziz looks quite unwise and without a massive rigging in elections, it's almost impossible for her to win that constituency.
President of People's Muslim League Azad Kashmir and Ex- Prime Minister of AJk Barrister Sultan Mehmood Chaudhary Rejoined Pakistan People's party Azad Kashmir. Quarters from PPP were trying since a lot time to get him back in party and they did so. Formal announcement was made in Islamabad last evening in presence of Faryal Talpur (Zardari's sister) at Zardari House. Leaders and Political workers of PPP welcomed this decision and appreciated him. While talking to Press Barrister Sultan said that PPP was his own house and he returned to his own home. He said that now he would work with more spirit as a political worker. It must be noted that he made his own party "people's Muslim league" before last elections due to the differences with party leadership.
Prime Minister AJK Sardar Ateeq Ahmed Khan made a statement yesterday that United states of America is also a party to the Kashmir Issue (quoted by daily times). He makes no sense though but he says that America becomes a party to Kashmir Issue after Obama's recent visit to India in November.
Either Sardar Ateeq is trying to please America and Obama or he has lost his senses. Kashmir issue couldn't be resolved in two parties in last 63 years, how will you manage to handle this issue with the making other countries a party to Issue?
According to a report the preparatory work in this regard has been completed in all respects and the group will be launched under the guidance of Indian National Security Advisor’s office.
Member Kashmir Council, Sardar Farooq Sikander says that Decision regarding the formation of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) in AJK has been finalized and will be announced with in couple of days after Ashura by Mian Nawaz Sharif. He was addressing a gathering in Rawalakot. He added that according to AJK act-47, Kashmir council elections cannot be delayed. He further added that PML(N) will form a coalition with Jammu Kashmir People's Party(JKPP), Jammat-e-Islami and other parties.
2 children died instantly due to intense suffocation in Kalali village near Haveli, Forward Kahuta, when a house caught fire due to electricity short-circuit. Age of aqeel ahmed farooqi was 4year while the other one was of less than 2 years. A large quantity of house-hold material was also burnt down by fire along with two pet cows. Father of these two children is Shakeel ahmed Farooqi. 3 days ago, his father, Akbar Farooqi also died in a heart attack. We express our deep sorrows to the affectees.
Incidents of murders and other crimes are increasing in Azad Kashmir. In the past few months, many incidents of murders have been reported from different areas of AJK. Recently, a mother and her son has been brutally murdered in Khuiratta, Kotli, who were burried yesterday in the presence of thousands of sympathizers.
Moreover, a protest demonstration was conducted against the murder of Shabbir in Mirpur, who was a government employee and was killed 3 months ago but no murderer has been arrested so far.These incidents are alarming for the General public and Azad Kashmir seems to be a law-less area these days. Security forces and Judiciary has to tighten the ropes and to take strict measures in order to stop such incidents in the future.
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