Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday met UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and sought their cooperation in ensuring all-round development of the state.
"With the return of the UPA government at the Centre, the expectations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir have increased," Abdullah told Gandhi.
The Chief Minister, who met the Prime Minister yesterday, expressed confidence that the central government would continue to support the state as it had done during the past five years, an official spokesman said.
Abdullah said with the continued guidance and support of Gandhi, people of Jammu and Kashmir will find solution to their problems and the state will march ahead on the path of development.
He congratulated Gandhi on Congress' victory in the Lok Sabha polls and invited her to visit to the state.
Earlier in the day, Abdullah met Azad and discussed the health care scenario in the state.