SRINAGAR: Former bureaucrat Farooq Ahmad Shah (IAS) joined National Conference along with his supporters on Monday, a statement issued by NC said.
Welcoming Shah into the party fold, NC president Farooq said, “The party will definitely benefit from the experience of Farooq Shah in public life. His acumen for administration will benefit the party. I am hopeful that Shah Sahib will make the party stronger at grassroots.”
Vice president Omar Abdullah while welcoming Farooq Shah said, “Shah Sahib has had a celebrated career. He has always lent helping hand to needy and poor. I am sure he will continue to work for the cause of poor masses from the party platform.”
On the occasion, Farooq Shah, according to NC statement, said, “The sincerity
of thought of the party’s vice president; the history of service and sacrifice of the party obliged him to join National Conference.”
“I will work alongside the party’s rank and file in ensuring that the party’s flag flies high in the Tangmarg constituency,” Shah said.