PM Modi’s visit to Kashmir a welcome step: Dineshwar Sharma

 

Ceasefire a big peace initiative’


Srinagar, May 18: Central governments special representative on Jammu and Kashmir Dineshwar Sharma has welcomed the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu and Kashmir immediately after the ceasefire.
Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Sharma said Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting Kashmir shortly after the announcement of unilateral ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir is a welcome step.
Dineshwar Sharma who was last year appointed special representative on Jammu and Kashmir for the purposes of political engagement has been holding meetings with people of cross section of society besides meeting the Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and several opposition leaders for the last more than one year. However Sharma is yet to reach out to separatist leaders spearheading the current phase of protests in Kashmir. (KNS)