Khansahib (Budgam) / April, 1:- Chairman People’s Democratic Front (PDF) Hakeem Yaseen has welcomed resumption of trade ties between two neighbouring countries of India and Pakistan while describing the development a positve sign for peace and tranquillity in the region. He has urged to open all trade routes between Indian and pakistan including traditional trade routes of jammu and kashmir including Poonch Rawlakote and Uri – Muzafarabad trade routes.
Speaking at a function held at Khansahib Budgam, to mark the joining of new political activists in PDF , Hakeem welcomed resumption of partial trade between India and Pakistan and hoped that the move would pave way for development of friendly and coardial relations between the two neighbouring countries . He said that statements of the leadership of both countries that ” We should forget the past bitterness and chug on the path of friendship, peace and prosperity ” was highly encouraging . He said friendly and coardial relations between India and Pakistan were in the larger interests of the people of both countries especially Jammu and kashmir which has been directly bearing the brunt of animosity between the two neighbouring countries. He urged the need to open all the traditional trade routes of Jammu and Kashmir to bring people of India and Pakistan closer to each other. Hakeem has urged the need for initiating more CBMs to improve relations between India and Pakistan so that both the countries could resolve their all outstanding issues including vexed Kashmir problem amicably through the process of dialogue and reconciliation .
PDF Chairman stressed the need for reviving diplomatic, cultural , educational and trade ties between the two neighboring countries to usher an era of goodwill, peace and prosperity in the South Asian region. On this occasion several political activiists joined PDF who included Hameeda Bano BDC member,Sukhnag, Mushtaq Ahmad Para, Sarpanch Knagripora, Kousar Bano,Sarpanch Dahsan, Mohd Shaban,Sarpach, Curmujroo and Bashir Ahmad Lone,Panch Dahsan. They expressed their unflinching faith on the leadership of PDF Chief and vowed to work for the betterment and welfare of the people.