JAMMU: New Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) leader Mufti Mohammed Sayeed addressed the media.

This is the first press interaction of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed after becoming Chief Minister of J&K.

Here are the highlights:

  • Unconditional dialogue with all people of Jammu and Kashmir, says Mufti in the press conference
  • We decided to honour this historic mandate of the people, says Mufti
  • Vajpayee knew the importance of engaging with Pakistan, says Mufti
  • We had the option for forming a government with either NC or Congress: Mufti
  • We will have dialogue with Pakistan, says Mufti at the press conference
  • Both Modi and Amit Shah had reached out to us to form a government, says Mufti
  • Former Deputy PM LK Advani also reached out to us twice: Mufti
  • Peace a prerequisite to make Jammu and Kashmir a model of Governance: Mufti
  • Peaceful conduct of elections has set the standard: Mufti
  • Both BJP and PDP have got the firm mandate of the people, says mufti in the press conference
  • Mufti unveils common minimum programme of PDP-BJP government
  • Mufti honours Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s diplomacy during early 2000s
  • We want to make the alliance a turning point in history to win the hearts and minds of people of Jammu and Kashmir, says Mufti
  • Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants allowed conductive atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir, says Mufti
  • I thank Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for AIIMS plan, says Mufti
  • I see a conviction in BJP-PDP alliance, not convenience, says Mufti in the press conference after becoming CM of J&K