After Hurriyat, LeT Invites Ban Ki-moon To Kashmir Valley

2 November 2008
The Times of India


Srinagar: After the moderate faction of the Hurriyat, militant outfit Lashker-e-Taiba on Sunday invited UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to visit Kashmir to take stock of the situation in the Valley. LeT chief Qari Abdul Wahid, in a statement hailed Secretary General's statement calling for resolution of the Kashmir issue through dialogue. 'In fact, it is the responsibility of the world body to play a role in resolving the long-standing issue,' he said. 'We invite the UN Secretary General to visit Kashmir and see for himself the situation there,' the statement said. On Friday, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference, requested Ki-moon to visit the Valley.