Islamabad, December 26: Prime Minister of “Azad Jammu & Kashmir”, Farooq Haider, has strongly reacted to a statement of Syed Mehdi Shah, chief minister of Gilgit – Baltistan, in which he had said that in future GB will become the fifth province of Pakistan.
According to Kashmiri press the prime minister has said that ‘history’ could not be changed by the statements of Syed Mehdi Shah. He has, reportedly, also said that Gilgit and Baltistan are historical parts of Kashmir.
The prime minister of Kashmir, reportedly, has also asked Syed Mehdi Shah and other elected representatives of GB to refrain from giving such ‘divisive’ statements.
Similar sentiments have also been shared by Sardar Attique, president of Muslim Conference. Sardar Attique has also said that the statement of chief minister of Gilgit – Baltistan shall serve as an eye – opener for the policy making bodies of Pakistan.