Islamabad: Amid efforts to revive
stalled Indo-Pak peace dialogue, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza
Gilani said on Monday that the "liberation of Kashmir" is a
cornerstone of the manifesto of the ruling Pakistan People`s
Raking the Kashmir issue he said peace in South Asia
is linked to the resolution of the issue. "The liberation of
Kashmir is a cornerstone of the Pakistan People`s Party
manifesto since its inception," Gilani said during a meeting
here with PPP legislators and workers from Pakistan-occupied
The peace and economic prosperity of the South Asian
region "hinges upon the resolution of the Kashmir issue in
accordance with UN Resolutions and the wishes of the Kashmiri
people," Gilani was quoted as saying in a statement issued by
Gilani stressed the need for creating political
reconciliation and harmony to address the problems of the
people of PoK.
He asked the PPP legislators and workers to maintain
close contacts with the people to sort out their problems.
He also spoke of the need for introducing reforms
after taking all political parties on board.
The meeting was attended by Kashmir Affairs Minister
Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo and several members of the legislative
assembly of PoK.