Muzaffarabad (AJK) Nov 27: An Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) cabinet committee on Monday condemned India’s plan to construct a concrete wall on the Line of Control and termed the proposal a violation of the United Nations’ charter that declared Jammu and Kashmir a disputed territory.
According to Express Tribune News, during a meeting presided over by AJK Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed, the Cabinet Development Committee passed a resolution to praise Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for highlighting the Kashmir dispute in the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Committee members also approved four projects for health and hydel power generation worth Rs11,106 million. Some Rs138.040 million were earmarked for the construction of Benazir Medical College Mirpur and Rs154.723 million for the establishment of Poonch Medical College in Rawalakot.
To overcome the rising energy crisis, committee members approved Rs 330.29 million for a 4.8 megawatt Battar Dhana hydel power project, while Rs 10483.939 million has been earmarked for the construction of Shounter Hydel Power House in Neelum Valley, which has huge potential for generating hydel power.
Majeed said all projects must be completed before the deadline.