PoK ‘PM’ Joins Zardari In Visit To Troubled Xinjiang In China

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Pakistan’s President Zardari met with the prime minister of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Chaudhry Abdul Majeed during his visit to China’s Muslim region of Xinjiang. The visit marks Pakistan’s attempts to repair relations with China which have suffered due to violence in the province; Xinjiang leaders blame Pakistan for arming and training the terrorists in the attacks. Zardari along with his two children, Asifa and Bakhtawar Bhutto, and five ministers visited a local mosque on Wednesday in efforts to restore Pakistan’s

This is the first time that a PoK ‘prime minister’ has been allowed to visit China.