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Pakistan-Musharraf Musharraf receives Indian Kashmiri leader, vows supports

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, Oct 25, IRNA

President Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday received a Kashmiri leader from the Indian-controlled Kashmir and reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to finding a just and equitable resolution to the long standing Jammu and Kashmir dispute, an official statement said.

Chairman of the separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Yasin Malik in Rawalpindi arrived in Pakistan last week to express solidarity with the earthquake-hit people of Pakistani-administered Kashmir.

Mr. Yasin Malik called on the President to express solidarity and support on behalf of the people of Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the statement.

The President said people of Kashmir on both sides of the Line of Control should be allowed to help each other in relief and reconstruction work in the wake of earthquake.

He said Pakistan has formally proposed to India to open line of Control in Kashmir and identified five points for allowing Kashmiris on the two sides to help each other in relief and reconstruction efforts.

General Pervez Musharraf briefed the Kashmiri leader about the massive efforts underway to provide tents, medicines and succor to the people of affected areas.

Mr. Yasin Malik welcomed the President's proposal for cross Line of Control movement in view of the relief and reconstruction cooperation between the Kashmir on both sides.

He presented two million rupees contribution to the President's relief fund.

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