July 2006 News

Two-day Int. Kashmir Conference To Be Inaugurated Thursday

19 July 2006
Associated Press of Pakistan

Washington DC: The Sixth International Kashmir Conference will be held at the Capitol Hill on July 20, followed by a roundtable discussion on 21. The Association of Humanitarian Lawyers and the Kashmiri American Council-Kashmir Centre are the organizers, and the topic of the conference is:'South Asia: post-President Bush's Visit.' All is set for the Conference to start Thursday, Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai, executive director of KAC told APP. Already, a number of noted guest speakers have arrived.' The speakers during the event will include: Bharat Bhushan, Editor, Daily Telegraph; Professor Kamal Chenoy, Jawahar Lal Nehru University; Ved Bhasin, Chairman, Jammu Kashmir Press Association; Gautam Navlakha, Journalist, New Delhi; Ms. Anuradha Jamwal, Editor-in-Chief, Kashmir Times, Mowahid Hussain Shah, Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister;Gohar Ayub Khan, former foreign minister of Pakistan; Amb. Teresita Schaffer; Prof. Robert Wirsing; Sardar Anwar Khan, President, Azad Kashmir; Dr. Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, Qaid-e-Azam University; Professor Nazir Shawl, London: Barrister Majeed Tramboo, Brussels; Amb. Yusuf Buch; Kumar Wanchoo; Dr. Ghulam N. Mir; Ms. Marjan Lucas, The Hague; Lars Rise, and Ali Khan, from Oslo; Talaat Hussain, Aaj Television; Prof. Ashraf Saraf: Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad; Hyder Syed; Ms. Karen Parker; Amb. John McDonald; Dr. Angana Chatterji. The Kashmir Roundtable Discussion will be held on Friday, July 21, and noted speakers are expected to participate. The topic for the roundtable will be: 'Kashmir: New Hopes & Aspirations.'


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