Gauging the threat in AJK and GB

05 April 2020 | Ershad Mahmud
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) is one of the less-affected areas as coronavirus continues to spread exponentially across the country. According to health authorities, nine people have tested positive for Covid-19 in AJK. Three of them belong to Mirpur district, four to Bhimber district and two to Palandri district.

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Press release: Federal government slow-footed on CPEC projects in AJ&K: PM AJ&K

Appreciates CPDR for report on AJ&K specific CPEC projects
March 10, 2020
The CPEC projects sanctioned for Azad Jammu and Kashmir can transform it into a highly developed and prosperous region but the present government has been quite slow-footed in the release of funds for their timely execution. This would only create complications along with a whooping increase in their construction cost.

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AJK-centric CPEC projects to be back on track soon: president AJK

Report CPEC in AJ&K: a gateway to regional connectivity and beyond launched in Muzaffarabad.
CPEC will usher in an era of unprecedented development and growth in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and the government is determined to address the factors, causing uncalled controversies and delay in the implementation of the projects related to it.

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Report Launch “CPEC in AJK, A Gateway to regional connectivity and beyond’’

Islamabad: (Parliament Times) Speaking on the report launching event of a report published by Center for Peace, Development and Reforms titled ‘CPEC IN AJK, a gateway to regional connectivity and beyond’ the author shared that four projects were initially sanctioned for AJK in CPEC but no significant development has taken place yet to materialize these projects.

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Travelling to the Valley of Fear

05 January 2020 | Jalaluddin Mughal
How Indian shelling at the LoC is impacting tourism in AJK
While the government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir celebrated 2019 as the ‘year of tourism’, Indian shelling turned Neelum Valley into a no-go area for many tourists.

On a hot August afternoon, while watching television at her home in Islamabad, Mrs Bukhari saw the news of skirmishes at the Line of Control (LoC) in Neelum Valley.

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JKLF’s march towards Srinagar, An eye witness account

09 October 2019 | Qaiser Khan
On 5th of October 2019, the JKLF-Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front started its freedom march c towards Srinagar, the capital of Indian held Jammu and Kashmir from Muzaffarabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

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