January 2003 News

AJK-JI leader seeks APC on Kashmir freedom movement

8 January 2003
News Network International

RAWLAKOT: The Azad Kashmir Amir of Jamaat-e-Islami, Sardar Ejaz Afzal Khan Wednesday sought an all parties conference on the role of AJK in the Held Kashmir freedom struggle - in view of the current world scenario. 'The Indian propaganda could not be contained and Indian army cannot be driven out of Held Kashmir, unless our rulers sincerely and dedicatedly support the Kashmir cause,' the JI Amir told a reception here at Afzalabad. The scenario suggests the Azad Kashmir leaders and intellectuals develop a unanimous national thinking and assist the Pakistan government devise an effective and durable Kashmir policy, the JI leader stressed. He alleged the previous AJK governments have been lavishly using the national exchequer, leaving aside the sacred Kashmir cause. 'Regrettably the Kashmir issue was not properly highlighted at the international and national levels.' Sardar Ajaz deplored that the Azad Kashmir government, whose purpose of coming into being is to strive for liberation of Occupied Kashmir, has forgotten its objective. 'Instead of encouraging the Kashmiri Mujahideen, the AJK government was discouraging them, the JI Amir regretted.


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