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Omar meets Sonia

delhi Updated: Nov 27, 2010 19:28 IST

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday met UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi and discussed various matters relating to the general situation in and development of Jammu and Kashmir.

During the meeting, which lasted for over half an hour, Omar briefed the UPA Chairperson about the progress of restoration of public service infrastructure and rehabilitation of the families hit by flash floods and torrential rains in Leh, a statement from JK government said.

Omar said rehabilitation of the affected families and their shifting to newly-constructed two-room tenements has been completed while reclamation work of agriculture land washed away in the floods has started.

He also briefed Gandhi about the progress of various development programmes under implementation in the state in the central and state sectors.

Gandhi assured the Chief Minister of all central help in maintenance of permanent peace and speedy development of the state, it said.

The UPA Chairperson also assured full support of Congress for further strengthening of coalition and its coordinated functioning in Jammu and Kashmir.