APHC to contact Ireland for alternative options for Kashmir's resolution
16 June 2006
The Pakistan Tribune
London: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) for an alternative solution of long lingering dispute of Kashmir has decided to contact Foreign Ministry of North Ireland. Chairman of APHC, Mir Waiz Umer Farooq while talking to BBC, informed that he in this context would visit Ireland next month where he would get all the relevant information regarding Ireland conflict. Umer Farooq said that there are different proposals are under consideration on different levels regarding the resolution of the Kashmir dispute. APHC Chairman said that he would try to find out prospects to implement the agreement which finalized between England and North Ireland on the Kashmir dispute. In this context, he added five different groups have been constituted which would evaluate the ground situation and would create awareness among masses about APHC stand. APHC has taken the decision of formation of groups after three weeks of the announcement of Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh in which he suggested the idea of formation of five Working Groups for the resolution of Kashmir dispute. It is important to mention that the decision taken by APHC Chairman to visit Ireland after the announcement of European Union (EU) which authorized, assistant head of foreign affairs of EU, to prepare latest report about Kashmir dispute . Mir Waiz Umer Farooq while responding to a question, said that we want peaceful solution of 60 years old dispute. He stressed international community to play its role in resolving the Kashmir dispute, adding that development of the region is depended on the resolution of the dispute.