Hurriyat leaders due in January
23 December 2005
New Delhi: A delegation of Kashmir’s All-Parties Hurriyat Conference, led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, will visit the earthquake-hit areas of Pakistan and the Azad Kashmir in the first week of January, Press Trust of India reported from Srinagar on Friday. It said the Mirwaiz and APHC’s Executive Committee members Bilal Gani Lone and Abdul Gani Bhat are to travel to Pakistan through the international border. The reference could be to the Wagah-Atari land border in the divided Punjab though a train link is also due to resume in the Sindh- Rajasthan sector in a few weeks. A separate delegation of between 13 and 15 members will make the trip the quake affected areas aboard the Karavan-e-Aman Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus on December 29, PTI said quoting informed sources.