ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Farooq Haider Khan Wednesday called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at the PM House.

According to press release issued by prime minister house both leaders discussed matters pertaining to development projects and current political situation in AJK during the meeting.

Tensions between Pakistan and India have been running high following an alleged ‘surgical strike’, unrest in Kashmir and the Uri army base attack in September.

Since then there have been repeated outbreaks of cross-border firing in Kashmir, with both sides reporting deaths and injuries including of civilians.

Pakistan and India have, most recently, locked horns over Kashmir since Indian forces stepped up a crackdown against protesters after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed by government forces in July.