Omar meets PM, discusses J&K

KL Report

JAMMU

Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Sunday afternoon met Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh in the winter capital and briefed him about the peace and development scenario prevailing in the State.

The Chief Minister also apprised the Prime Minister of the achievements registered by the coalition government during the last five years in the State in various fields of socio-economic development, empowerment of people, employment generation and restoration of peace and stability. Matters pertaining to security and law and order also came up for discussion in the meeting.

Government sources said that Omar Abdullah raised the issue of closure of case by Army in respect of Pathribal incident and emphasized the need of giving justice to the families of victims and punishment to those responsible for innocent killings.

The Chief Minister also discussed suspension of trade across LOC after the seizure of truck load of contraband drugs and stressed the need for amicable resolution of the matter with Pakistan so that the important CBM of trade across the LOC is not jeopardized.

Sources said that the Chief Minister expressed gratitude to the Prime Minister for his support to the State in its Endeavour to fast track development and move ahead towards achieving the cherished goal of prosperity and tranquility.

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