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European Union envoys to visit Jammu & Kashmir  on February 17 to assess situation

The visiting envoys will interact with newly elected DDC members, leaders of different political parties, traders, citizens, social activists and journalists.

Published: 14th February 2021 08:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2021 08:20 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

SRINAGAR: A delegation of European Union envoys in India will visit Jammu and Kashmir on February 17-18 to assess the ground situation in the region after abrogation of J&K's special status and peaceful conduct of the first-ever District Development Council (DDC) elections. A 20-member delegation will arrive in the militancy-hit valley on February 17.

Sources said the visit is facilitated by the Ministry of External Affairs to showcase peaceful conduct of DDC elections and peaceful environment in J&K to the international community. The visiting envoys will interact with newly elected DDC members, leaders of different political parties, traders, citizens, social activists and journalists.

Sources said they will take a first-hand account of the situation. On February 18, the envoys will visit Jammu and interact with DDC members, politicians, social activists.



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