Will consult civil society before Pak visit: Mirwaiz

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Nov 16: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said the amalgam would consult various sections of society—beginning with traders on November 20—to development a “consensus” on various aspects of Kashmir issue before leaving for Pakistan.
“Before leaving for Pakistan we want to consult intellectuals, civil society members, educationists and lawyers to draw a broad consensus on various aspects of Kashmir issue. First we will call a meeting of traders, particularly those involved in cross LoC trade, on November 20 at Hurriyat headquarters Rajbagh to discuss their issues,” Mirwaiz said, addressing people at historic Jamia Masjid in old Srinagar.
Mirwaiz said, “We could not join the important conference of the OIC due to various engagements regarding the Pakistan visit. But we have sent our message to the OIC with an appeal to chalk strategy for solution of all outstanding issues including Kashmir.”
Reiterating his commitment that Kashmir issue can be solved only through tripartite dialogue between India, Pakistan and Kashmir, Mirwaiz said: “Hurriyat Conference has a clear stand regarding Kashmir issue. Until the 56-year-old dispute is not solved according to the aspirations of people of Kashmir, peace shall continue to elude the region.”
Meanwhile Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid is organizing a medical camp in the premises of Jamia Masjid wherein a team of doctors from Apollo Hospital Delhi will be available for consultation for people, Mirwaiz said.
Mirwaiz’s aide advocate Shahid-ul-Islam is the coordinator of the camp.

Lastupdate on : Fri, 16 Nov 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 17 Nov 2012 00:00:00 IST




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