PDP-BJP coalition announces coordination committee

JAMMU: Coalition partners PDP and BJP have formed a coordination committee to ensure that the ‘Agenda for the Alliance’ is implemented within the defined timeframe and all the policy issues adhered to in letter and spirit. The eight member committee comprises four members from each party.
The committee will be chaired by Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister. The other members include party presidents Mehbooba Mufti and Jugal Kishore, Muzaffar Hussain Beigh, Tariq Hamid Karra, Thusptan Chhewang and Shamsher Singh, Members of Parliament, and Choudhary Lal Singh, Abdul Rehman Veeri and Naeem Akhter, Cabinet Ministers in the coalition government.
“The committee will meet at least once a month or on need basis. It will ensure smooth functioning of the alliance and the PDP-BJP coalition government, and may suggest from time to time various initiatives to be taken for the overall wellbeing of the people of the state,” a statement said.
The first meeting of the committee is scheduled to be convened in Jammu on Friday, March 27.