"While we are facing the problem of militancy, we are also facing a political problem. The political problem can only be resolved through a process of dialogue. With dialogue and reconciliation, the dream that Rahul and I have inherited will be fulfilled," the chief minister said.
Later, Road Transport and Highways minister C.P. Joshi, who also holds additional charge for railways, laid the foundation of the first phase of Zojilla tunnel which comprises the 6.5-km long Z-Morh tunnel that shall provide all-weather, year-round road connectivity between Sonamarg and the rest of the state.
Image: Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah receiving Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi as his son and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah looks for laying of foundation stone of Z-Morh Tunnel at Sonamarg, 100 kms from Srinagar on Thursday, October 4, 2012.