APGK invites GK senior editor
5TH GLOBAL DISCOURSE ON KASHMIR
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 4: All Party Group on Kashmir (APGK) in the European Parliament has invited senior editor of Greater Kashmir, Arshad Hussain Kaloo, to attend the 5th Global Discourse on Kashmir (GDK 2011) at the European Parliament in Brussels from May 3 to May 4, 2011.
Experts and influential actors from across the globe along with a number of members of the European Parliament drawn, in particular, from the Afghanistan, Indian and South Asia delegations have been invited.
Invitations have been forwarded to Parliament Members of the European Union, international human rights champions, prominent journalists, separatist leaders of Kashmir including Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (R) chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karatay, JKLF (R) senior vice-chairman Javid Ahmad Mir.
The political leaders, human rights activists and intellectuals including Digvijay Singh, Amitabh Mattoo, Shyam Benegal, Dileep Padgoankar, Gautam Naulakha, Harsh Mander and Satinder Lamba have also been invited.
The main purpose of the Global Discourse on Kashmir, since its first meeting in 2004, according to APGK chairman James Elles, has been to encourage the informal dialogue process between the governments of India, Pakistan and representatives of the people of Kashmir.
“A significant area of focus for the GDK- 2011 will be the measures that would best facilitate the resumption of talks. Furthermore, the GDK aims to further the progress towards a resolution to the disputes that incorporates the aspirations of the Kashmiri people with a view to ensuring dignity for all parties in the conflict,” writes James in his invitation letters.
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