MIRWAIZ ARRIVING TODAY

Srinagar, Oct 9: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is arriving in the valley on Monday after five weeks of diplomatic tour to different countries including United States, United...

Srinagar, Oct 9: Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is arriving in the valley on Monday after five weeks of diplomatic tour to different countries including United States, United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.
Mirwaiz's close aide Advocate Shahid-ul-Islam said the tour was successful. "Finally, various Islamic countries have agreed to provide scholarships to Kashmiri students for higher studies in their universities", he said.
During the tour, Mirwaiz attended OIC's foreign ministers' meeting and the Kashmir Contact Group in New York.
 He also attended the UK Parliament's discussion on Kashmir as an observer. Mirwaiz also attended various human rights meetings in Geneva. Mirwaiz Umar performed Umrah on the conclusion of the tour.

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