Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president on Thursday welcomed the agreement of ceasefire between India and Pakistan along the border.
Taking to her Twitter handle the former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir said that dialogue is the only way forward if “both countries want to stop the unending cycle of violence and bloodshed across the borders and J-K”
Earlier in the day, India and Pakistan agreed to “strict observance of all agreements, understandings and cease firing along the Line of Control (LoC) and all other sectors” with effect from midnight of 24 /25 February.
A joint statement said, “This was agreed between the Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMO) of both countries during discussions over the established hotline,”
It further said that in the interest of achieving mutually beneficial and sustainable peace along the borders, the two DGsMO agreed to address each other’s core issues and concerns which have the propensity to disturb peace and lead to violence.