Senior People’s Democratic Party leader and it’s Poonch District President, Shamim Ahmed Dar met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in the winter capital and apprised her about the development scenario besides other issues of people of Pir Panjal Region.
Dar while pressing for comprehensive approach to attend to the developmental needs of the region recalled the late Mufti Sayeed’s vision to transform the region into a buffer zone between divided Jammu& Kashmir-mentioning LoC crossing point at Chakan Da Bagh, BGSBU, Mughal and Loran to Tanamarg roads.
Referring to the huge tourism potential in the region, Dar requested the Chief Minister to direct concerned quartets for formulation of comprehensive plan to tap the tourism potential of the region. He also underscored the need for expetiting construction of Loran Tanamarg road. Besides he requested her to direct the concerned to streamline the LoC trade at Chakan Da Bagh so that unemployed youth can also easily participate in the intra-JK trade. The Chief Minister assured to address all the developmental needs of the region and take forward the vision of ex-Chief Minister forward.