Prime Minister AJK Raja Farooq Haider. PHOTO: APP
ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider has expressed the hope that the territory might be included within the Nationwide Finance Fee (NFC) Award as promised by the federal authorities.
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Talking on the ground of AJK Legislative Meeting on Saturday, Haider stated Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had assured that AJK can be included within the NFC Award together with the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Gilgit-Baltistan, throughout a gathering of the Council of Widespread Pursuits final month.
The AJK PM stated that former Sindh chief minister Qaim Ali Shah had deferred AJK’s demand for provision of consuming water of 614 cusecs from the Mangla Lake for the individuals of Mirpur, arguing that the standing of AJK was totally different from the 4 provinces of the nation.
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“Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has promised to extend water utilization fees to Rs1.10, and the matter is mendacity with the Water and Energy Improvement Authority and the Finance Division of Pakistan,” he stated, including that Federal Minister Khawaja Asif had promised to resolve the matter very quickly and a gathering was all set to take it up.
Haider urged the opposition events, together with the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Pakistan Peoples Get together, to help AJK inclusion within the NFC Award because the Centre and the governments in Punjab and Balochistan have been already supporting the difficulty.
“We should always cooperate on this matter for the betterment of our individuals no matter our political variations,” stated the AJK PM.
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