Monday, October 24, 2005

India to open 3 access points along LoC

In what is the first sign that the recent devastating earthquake along the Indo-Pak border could have political ramifications, India has agreed to provide 3 access points along the LoC. These are Kaman in Uri, Tithwal and Chakan da Bagh. Pakistan's President General Musharraf had made a proposal to open 5 such points to aid in relief and rehabilitaion in PoK, a region that has borne the wrst brunt of the natural calamity. MEA spokesman Navtej Sarna said relief centres would be operational by Oct 25.

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