October 2003 News

Citizens Ready To Give Sacrifice For Mangla Dam Expansion: Ch. Rafiq

4 October 2003
The Pakistan Tribune

Mirpur: Muslim Conference Central Working Committee member, Chaudhry Rafiq Ahmad has said that the people of Mirpur district were ready to render any sacrifice for the Mangla Dam expansion project for the economic stability and security of Pakistan . Talking to people of different school of thoughts and dignitaries here on Saturday he said that the establishment of Dry Port at Mirpur is imperative and the construction of airport would also provide relief to the people of the area. Chaudhry Rafiq said we should take steps to strengthen the overseas political parties as the Kashmiris living abroad were ambassadors of the country. Any restrictions on overseas Kashmiris would create a vacuum that could not be filled, he added.


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