Hope leaderships of India, Pak make fresh peace initiatives: Hakeem

Budgam Jul 26: Chairman PDF and MLA Khansahib Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen has expressed optimism that the new democratic government in the neighbouring country of Pakistan would work towards bringing peace and tranquility in the sub-continent.
Hakeem hoped that the leaderships of both neighboring countries of India and Pakistan would sit together to resolve their all outstanding issues amicably through dialogue and reconciliation.
Addressing a public gathering at Gutipora Batapora in Khansahib constituency, Hakeem said that establishment of a strong elected Government in Pakistan was in the better interests of peace loving people in the sub-continent, hoping that pleasant winds of change for peace would soon blow in the bleeding Kashmir also.
He has appealed leaderships of both the neighboring countries to make fresh but sincere efforts for bringing peace in the state. He also urged the Governor to take effective measures to stop killing of innocent civilians during anti-militancy operations. Hakeem also conducted an extensive tour of various areas of the Khansahib constituency to take stock of the pace of progress on various ongoing development works.
He said the work on Rs 73 cr ambitious 50 MW Grid station at Khansahib Budgam will start shortly. “For this purpose an amount, Rs 50 lakhs have been released, in the first instance , to start work on the ambitious project at the earliest,” the statement added.
Hakeem, who was accompanied by the concerned engineers and officers of the district administration Budgam stressed on expeditious completion of the mecadamization work on Dabipora to Zabguloo road which is going on at a cost of Rs 4.50 cr. under NABARD assistance.
He asked the engineers to take up upgradation and improvement of Hijpora – Hatipora-Batapora road at the earliest to provide better road network in the area. He assured the people that work on Sochlipathri IR water reservoir shall be taken up shortly which will provide portable drinking water supply to the inhabitants of about 70 villages in khansahib and Budgam.
During the tour, several deputations met Hakeem Yaseen and apprised him about their problems and grievances. (KNS)