ISLAMABAD : PM of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Ch Abdul Majeed called on Senator Ishaq Dar at the Finance Minister’s office here on Tuesday. While talking to the Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar, the AJK PM said that the people and government of AJK fully support the economic policies of the present government. Chaudhry Abdul Majeed said that the measures taken by the government of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif are in the right direction and the way things are heading the situation will change for the better in a year’s time.

The AJK Prime Minister said that the first domestic visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was to Azad Kashmir, which is a testimony of his love for the people of AJK. Chaudhry Abdul Majeed also praised the efforts being made by the government in resolving the energy crisis.

Finance Minister said that in a short span the government was successful in the passage of budget, settling the circular debt issue and concluding a programme with IMF. Senator Ishaq Dar said hat he believes that all political forces in the country should join hands and leave aside differences so that the economic challenges facing the country can be tackled. Once the economic problems were addressed and the economy was on track, we can continue with politics, he observed.

Senator Ishaq Dar said that our salvation lies in the prudent use of our resources, their mobilization and revenue generation. “We have to learn to live within our resources”, he added. He said that in its very first meeting ECNEC approved the Neelum-Jhelum Hydro Electric Project.