SRINAGAR:Senior leader of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) and Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Zaffar Akbar Bhat has condemned the brutal assassination of former Prime Minister of Pakistan and Chairperson Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Benazir Bhuttto and termed it harmful for the ongoing peace process between India and Pakistan.He said it is not only the cowardly act but also the attempt to destabilise Pakistan. The people of Jammu and Kashmir are with the family of Benazir Bhatto particularly Asif Ali Zardari and Children on this hard time.
Zaffar Akbar Bhat said that no doubt shaheed Benazir Bhutto was the main supporter of Kashmir cause and she proved it during her tenure while lobbying for the observer status of APHC in Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC). The people of Jammu and Kashmir have great respect for the Bhutto dynasty for their emotional commitment with Kashmiri people.
He said whole state of Jammu and Kashmir is mourning the martyrdom of Benazir Bhutto which is the proof that Kashmiris and Pakistanis are one and their joy and grief is same. He said we are deeply shocked on this national tragedy and praying for the stability and prosperity of Pakistan.“Strong Pakistan is not only the need of Muslim Ummah but also vital for the Kashmir settlement. We pray for the deported soul of Benazir Bhutto and their family to face this irreparable loss with courage and fortitude”, he added.-SANA