Me­hbooba pleads peace be­tween Pak­istan, In­dia

Pakistan Observer - - KASHMIR -

camp till Septem­ber 6, 2006 when he was brought dead to Bandipora hos­pi­tal in the evening.

Doc­tor’s af­ter con­duct­ing au­topsy Bandipora and ac­cord­ingly ear­lier sub­mit­ted the charge sheet in the court of Chief Ju­di­cial Mag­is­trate against Late Fa­rooq Ahmed, SPO un­der sec­tion Ac­cord­ingly SSP Crime Branch Kash­mir was di­rected to con­duct the fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion in the case which now sub­mit­ted its fi­nal re­port.— RK JAMMU— Pitch­ing strongly for peace be­tween In­dia and Pak­istan, Jammu and Kash­mir Chief Min­is­ter Me­hbooba Mufti on Fri­day urged both coun­tries to join hands against ter­ror­ism while as­sert­ing that funds spent on an­i­mos­ity can in­stead be di­verted to­wards ‘ good pur­pose’.

Dub­bing ter­ror­ism as the big­gest threat faced by na­tions across the globe, Me­hbooba told re­porters that Mus­lim na­tions are the worst vic­tims of ter­ror­ism.

“Na­tions across the world are com­ing closer, ter­ror­ism has emerged as the big­gest chal­lenge for all coun­tries. Mus­lim na­tions are the worst vic­tims of ter­ror­ism,” she said.

“Both In­dia and Pak­istan need to ad­dress the prob­lem of ter­ror­ism and alien­ation of youth. If we keep fight­ing then this would pose a threat to our ex­is­tence. The money be­ing spent on an­i­mos­ity can be in- stead di­verted to­wards good pur­pose,” she added.

She lauded the ef­forts be­ing made by In­dia and Pak­istan to en­gage in di­a­logue de­spite ter­ror­ist at­tack on the Air Force base in Pathankot. “The talks have be­gun. The Prime Min­is­ter had gone to La­hore where an in­for­mal meet­ing was held. Af­ter that, un­for­tu­nately the Pathankot in­ci­dent took place, but de­spite that talks went on. Even re­cently, the talks were held,” she added.— KW

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