Former JK Bank Chairman, Dr. Haseeb A Drabu joins PDP

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Srinagar: Noted economist and banker Haseeb Drabu joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).A spokesman of PDP in a statement issued here said he wrote a letter to party president Mehbooba Mufti about his desire of joining PDP. “I want to leave the perch of punditry and slug it out in noise and chaos of politics. I have earlier had the occasion to work with and for the people of J&K. Not only was it professionally an absolute privilege but also personally it was by a long way most satisfying. I want to participate and, to the extent that I can, contribute, to this overall change by working within aegis of the PDP. I do hope you will provide me the opportunity to do so,” he wrote to Mehbooba.While welcoming the entry of Drabu into the PDP the party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed said he had ably assisted the state in its post 2002 economic reconstruction and financial restructuring