Srinagar, Sep 21 (ANI): Former Prime Minister of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK) and leader of ruling Pakistan People's Party Barrister Sultan Mehmood Choudhary on Wednesday suggested the holding of an intra- Kashmir conference to find a solution to the Kashmir issue.
Addressing a press conference after the conclusion of his three-day visit to Kashmir Valley, Choudhary said: "The issue of intra Kashmir dialogue should be brought up as it is important for the solution of Kashmir."
He also said that world community is now showing more interest in the Kashmir issue and if they think that peace should return in Afghanistan then they have to find the solution of Kashmir issue.
He further said that during his visit to Kashmir he was able to know the thoughts of Kashmir leadership from the Indian side. He suggested that leadership from both sides should formulate proposals on the Kashmir issue.
"My visit is a little step forward. I have come to listen and talk and I am taking a good message with me," he added.
He further said that LoC travel should be made smooth so that more people to people contacts takes place.
On Monday, Choudhary met separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani at his residence at Hyderpora in Srinagar.
After the meeting, Geelani told mediapersons that he informed Sultan Mehmood Choudhary about the recent discovery of unmarked graves and also the human right violations in the Kashmir valley.
"I wholeheartedly welcome my guest. I told him that the improvement in conditions in Pakistan is a ray of hope for us. I told him that Jammu and Kashmir has so far given around six lakh lives to claim its birthright. We just want our birthright and basic right," said Geelani. (ANI)