Wani pays tributes to former AJK PM Sardar Abdul Qayoum on his anniversaryBreaking

July 10, 2024

Senior Hurriyat leader and Chairman of Kashmir Institute of International Relations Altaf Hussain Wani has paid great tributes to former prime minister of Azad Kashmir Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan on his 9th death anniversary. Altaf Hussain Wani in a statement issued in Islamabad, while referring to political and social services of the deceased leader for the people of Kashmir, said that deceased was a multifaceted leader who will be remembered for indomitable role in the freedom movement and for untiring struggle for the welfare of people of Azad Kashmir. The former premier, he said, had left behind a proud legacy that would continue to inspire Kashmir's incoming generations.

"Apart from his peerless contribution in strengthening democracy and democratic institutions in the region, his role in promoting culture of tolerance and fair play in politics serves as a guiding principle towards a vibrant, more thoughtful and pluralistic society", Wani said. Altaf Wani said that Sardar Sahib was one of the finest political leaders Kashmir has ever produced. “He was a thinker, a dynamic and visionary politician blessed with vision that transcends the present state of affairs”, he said, adding that he was an institution in himself. He said that the deceased leader's absence was being felt in the region’s political and diplomatic circles despite the passage of several years.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan