Hunza, April 30: The Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Northern Areas has called an urgent meeting of the new and former cabinets, shareholders and land owners of Sost dry Port trust in Islamabad on May 5, 2008 to peacefully resolve the ownership controversy that reupted last week. It is being said that reprresentatives of the Chinese partner will also participate the meeting.
According to our sources representatives of the new cabinet have held a detailed meeting with Chief Secretary Northern Areas in Gilgit. It is said that Chief Secretary has taken the new cabinet in confidence to continue port activities till the decisions of the coming meeting is not implemneted. The local administration has today deployed security forces in Sost to avoid any law and order situation after opening of the port from May 1, 2008.
The new cabinet of SDP has also called the meeting of all shareholders tomorow at Sost Dry Port to devise future strategy and welcome the Chinese partners at Khunjerab Pass.