IOK economy suffered losses of over one trillion

19 Sept Yasin Malik addressing at Budsah chowk peopleSrinagar, September 19 (KMS): The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and other Hurriyet leaders have appealed to the international community to come forward in a big way to help the flood-affected people of occupied Kashmir.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a gathering at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar said that the devastating floods had caused huge damages in the territory that could not be overcome with the local resources. »

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4.5 million people badly affected by floods

Srinagar, September 19 (KMS): The people of occupied Kashmir have suffered massive damage of over Rs 100,000 crores (one trillion) to infrastructure and business in the devastating floods that hit the region during first week of this month.

A leading Kashmir-based trade body in its preliminary assessment has estimated the loss caused by the floods in the Valley at above Rs 60,000 crore. “Although the feedback received through preliminary assessments from various quarters puts the direct and indirect losses at above Rs 60,000 crore, a more detailed assessment would follow,” Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry President, Sheikh Aishiq Ahmad, said in a statement. »

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Srinagar, September 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has urged the international aid agencies to send their delegations and relief to help the flood-affected people of the occupied territory.

Mohammad Yasin Malik addressing a public gathering at Badshah Chowk in Srinagar said that the occupied territory had suffered damage of billions of rupees to infrastructure and business in the worst floods. He said that it was responsibility of the overseas Kashmiris and the international community to help the people of the territory in the hour of trial and trouble. He said that India deliberately left the business centres of Srinagar on the mercy of devastating floods. He said that the traders of the territory had suffered huge losses. »

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19 Sept Shah south Kashmir and adjacent areas of Srinagar2Srinagar, September 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior leader of Hurriyet Conference Jammu and Kashmir, Shabbir Ahmed Shah has expressed satisfaction over the mutual cooperation shown by the people of the territory during the devastating floods.

Shabbir Ahmad Shah during his visit to different flood-hit areas of Srinagar and south Kashmir said that the relief and local committees responsible for collecting and distributing relief should be made more effective to ensure the relief reached the deserving without any obstacle. »

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19 Sept Zaffar Akbar relief goodsSrinagar, September 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Zafar Akbar Butt, has urged the International community to help flood-affected Kashmiri people.

Zafar Akbar Butt, who visited several flood-hit areas of the occupied territory, said that the authorities on the puppet directives of New Delhi deliberately ignored the naïve Kashmiris during rescue operations. »

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Srinagar, September 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, has expressed solidarity with the flood affected people and urged the philanthropists to continue helping the affectees. »

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Ali RAza Syed 11Brussels, September 19 (KMS): The Chairman of Kashmir Council Eeuropean Union (KCEU), Ali Raza Syed, has said that India should give the people of Jammu and Kashmir their right to self-determination through a plebiscite as British government has given the same to the people of Scotland.

Ali Raza Syed in a statement issued in Brussels welcomed the development as saying at least the UK allowed the Scottish people to participate in a referendum to decide their political future. He said that referendum in Scotland depicted the democratic attitude of the British government which did not stop the people of Scotland from using their right to self-determination. »

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New Delhi, September 19 (KMS): Australia has announced an aid of Rs 15 lac for the flood-affected victims of occupied Kashmir.

Australian High Commissioner in India, Patrick Suckling, presented a cheque of Rs 15 lac to ActionAid India for the purpose, said a statement. ActionAid India – a non-government organisation – will use the money to buy and distribute food, medicine, toiletries, blankets, clothes and other non-food items. »

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Srinagar, September 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar reopened on Thursday after being shut for 11 days due to the devastating floods that ravaged the territory.

Less than ten percent of the employees reported to work at the scheduled opening time at 9:30 am, the official in-charge of security at the Secretariat told media men. »

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Islamabad, September 19 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has urged the Indian government to release all illegally detained Kashmiris before Eid-ul-Azha.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad said that the detainees should immediately be released so that they could assist their families and relatives in the hour of trouble after the devastating floods. »

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mirwaizSrinagar, September 19 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC), Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has appealed to the international community to come forward in a big way to help the flood-affected people of occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, September 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Kashmiri civil rights activist, Syed Abdul Rehman (SAR) Gilani has said Narendra Modi-led Indian government is dilly-dallying on the resolution of the Kashmir dispute by finding excuses to keep the issue unsolved.

Syed Abdul Rehman Gilani talking to media persons on his arrival in Kulgam from New Delhi to promote a fund-collection drive for the flood victims of the territory said that rather than any positive trend, more and more negative trends were emerging on the Kashmir dispute following the change of guard in New Delhi. »

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Srinagar, September 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a video shows a Hindu priest of a temple praising the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, for his relief and rescue operation during the unprecedented floods. »

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