Srinagar: Former Secretary of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs of erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir state Mohammad Ashraf Mir on Thursday joined the People’s Conference led by Sajad Lone here.
Mir joined the Peoples Conference (PC) in presence of the party chairman and senior leader Bashir Ahmed Dar, a party spokesman said.He said Mir has had an illustrious bureaucratic career serving the Jammu & Kashmir Government at many key positions including secretary Legislative Council, commissioner/secretary Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs, Revenue, Science & Technology and Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction.
After his retirement, Mir served erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir state as State Information Commissioner till the Commission was abolished in October 2019 after the state was declared a union territory.
Welcoming Mir into the party fold, Lone expressed confidence that the party would benefit from his administrative experience gained during his bureaucratic career.
The party will immensely benefit from the experience of Mohammad Ashraf Mir in public life. His legal acumen and expertise in administrative matters will hugely help the party especially in wake of insurmountable and tremendous legal and administrative challenges faced by the people of Jammu & Kashmir, he said. The entry of professionals like Mir into the PC indicates the positive impact this party has made among the intelligentsia in Jammu & Kashmir, Lone added.