AZAD KASHMIR: President Azad Kashmir, Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan, has underlined the need of British assistance in resolving the longstanding Kashmir dispute and enhancing the quality of education in the state.

He was talking to a delegation of British Council led by Roze Merry Hill which called on him, in Muzaffarabad, on Thursday.

He said about a million people from Mirpur and Kotli districts of Azad Kashmir are settled in the United Kingdom and playing their positive role for the progress and development of the country.

He said a large number of Kashmiris are the members of European and British Parliaments and also representing local bodies’ institutions.

On this occasion, country head of the British Council informed that the council will sign a memorandum of understanding with the AJK government soon for the development of different sectors including formal and technical education.