Aadil Mir Jammu, Aug 29:- PDP president and leader of opposition Mehbooba Mufti,today appealed the central government to start defence minister level talks with Pakistan.
While addressing a presser , Mahbooba said: “The union government should start mature, meaningful defence minister level talks with Pakistan to carry forward the agenda of peace and progress between the two neighboring counties.”
She urged the BJP led government at the Centre to rise above party politics and carry forward former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s agenda for peace by taking confidence building measures like bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad.
She said she was “disappointed” with Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not working on the lines of Vajpayee’s agenda. “I am disappointed,” she said.