Delegation of foreign envoys arrive in J&K to assess ground situation

Srinagar: A 15-member delegation of envoys from different countries arrived here on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday to ascertain first hand the efforts being made by the govt within the region.

The Delhi-based envoys were briefed by the Indian Army on the safety situation, sources said.

This is the primary visit by diplomats to Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that accorded special status to the region.

Sources had earlier said that the delegation, which incorporates diplomats from the us , Maldives, Norway, Argentina, Niger, Togo, Vietnam, Bangladesh, South Korea , Peru, Morocco, among others, will meet civil society leaders and can be briefed on the safety situation by the military and intelligence services during the two-day visit.

Last year a delegation comprising members of the ecu Parliament had visited the Valley after the abrogation of Article 370.(FA9News)

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