People across LoC aspire for permanent peace: Mian Altaf
Rajouri, Jan 18: The Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Mian Altaf today said the friendly relationship between India and Pakistan was in the interest of people of both countries as much blood had been spilled during wars and 20 years of militancy.
Speaking at a public meeting at village Dodasan Bala and Rajouri, he said the people living on either side were strongly aspiring for permanent peace. He said the government was abreast of peoples’ problems. “The people living along LoC are suffering for six decades on account of continuous disturbance between India and Pakistan,” he added.
He said providing of medicare, education, water and road facilities were the priority of the government. He said that massive developmental programme had been launched across the state for creating adequate social infrastructure with the aim of promoting economic activities.
He launched a forestation drive at Limberi village of Rajouri and announced that 2 Lakh saplings of various species, having cash value of Rs 30 lakh would be provided to rural areas of the district on nominal prices. He said the saplings of Bamboo and Amala would be provided to people under Social Forestry Scheme.
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