Srinagar, Dec 31 : National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Omar Abdullah on Sunday greeted the people of the State on New Year’s Eve. Praying for peace, stability and prosperity in the State and the region in 2018, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah hoped the New Year would witness a greater focus on reconciliation and peace efforts between India and Pakistan and also usher the State into a new era of growth and progress.
Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Mr. Omar Abdullah offered condolences to the families of those innocent civilians who lost their lives in the previous year and also underlined the need to reach out to people in misery and distress.
Praying that the New Year sees an end to the cycle of death and destruction that has yet again engulfed the Valley since the past couple of years, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah also paid glowing tributes to the brave policemen and security forces personnel who laid down their lives in 2017. (KNS)