Indian govt says Dubai signs deal to build infrastructure in Indian occupied Kashmir

The Indian government announced on Monday that Dubai has signed an accord to build infrastructure in Indian occupied Kashmir. The announcement came at a time when the Himalayan region is seeing a resurgence in the freedom movement. The MoU by Dubai is the first investment agreement by a foreign government in the disputed region following the withdrawal of Kashmir’s autonomy.

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The Muslim-majority state, divided into two territories, is directly controlled by New Delhi. However, no official figure for the value of the agreement was shared publicly. Under the agreement, Dubai will build infrastructures such as industrial parks, IT towers, multi-purpose towers, logistics centers, a medical college, and specialty hospitals.

Source: Dawn