Hurriyat Leaders Hold Talks With Shahid Malik
5 September 2007
New Delhi: In an attempt to bring the Kashmir issue back into limelight, a two- member Hurriyat delegation led by its Chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq today began their exercise of meeting diplomatic corps by holding talks with Pakistan High Commissioner Shahid Malik. The Mirwaiz along with another Hurriyat Executive member Bilal Lone remained closeted at the Pakistan High Commission for over two hours. The two sides discussed the recent situation in Pakistan and its implication on the Kashmir issue. 'There can't be any change in Pakistan's Kashmir policy no matter which government comes,' the Mirwaiz told PTI to a question on whether the present situation in the neighbouring country was a cause of worry for them. During the coming days, the Hurriyat delegation would be meeting the diplomatic community from the US, the UK, France and Iran. The meetings are a part of the Hurriyat's political and diplomatic programme chalked out last month to mobilise local and international support for early resolution of the Kashmir issue.