MUZAFFARABAD           -          Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister (PM) Raja Farooq Haider Khan on Tuesday visited Neelum valley district and laid down the foundation stone of two projects including 37-km long road from Athmuqam to Kail and the Model College Kundal Shahi project costing Rs900 million and Rs130 million respectively.

He also inaugurated two bridges at Paltry and Dhudniyal area of Neelum valley. The cabinet members including Sardar Mir Akbar Khan, Col retd Waqar Noor and Ahmed Raza Qadri were also accompanied with the PM.

The premier, while talking to media on the occasion, said that he came to express his solidarity with the people living along the LoC who were bravely steadfast against Indian aggression and had given unprecedented sacrifices while remaining shoulder to shoulder with PAK-Army.

He said that his government had allocated projects worth billions of rupees in the budget for the people of Neelum valley, adding that he also came to announce special package for the people of Neelum valley.

Earlier, he was warmly received by the people of area and the students of Kundal Shahi College. They also informed the PM about their issues and the common students.

Farooq Haider on the occasion directed the authorities concerned to complete all the ongoing projects within the stipulated time and warned that no delaying tactics would be tolerated in this regard.