ISLAMABAD: Public pressure is building up in both India and Pakistan for a peaceful resolution of all issues, including that of Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani said on Wednesday.
He was speaking to Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Raja Zulqarnain Khan at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad. Gilani said that during a recent meeting in Mohali, he discussed all issues including Kashmir with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Khan and Gilani discussed matters relating to compensation and resettlement of families displaced due to the raising of the Mangla Dam. Khan asked Gilani to push for provision of gas supply for the industrial area of Mirpur.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 21st, 2011.
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