August 4, 2021
Wed, Aug 04, 2021
ISLAMABAD: In one other main achievement for the ruling occasion, PTI candidate Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi has been elected as the brand new prime minister of Azad Kashmir on Wednesday.
According to the small print, Abdul Qayyum Niazi bagged 33 votes within the newly fashioned Legislative Assembly of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and secured the highest slot.
However, PPP and PML-N’s joint candidate, Chaudhry Lateef Akbar managed to win simply 15 votes.
Niazi is the 13th prime minister of Azad Kashmir and can take over the reins of the territory from PML-N’s Raja Farooq Haider.
It is pertinent to say right here that Prime Minister Imran Khan had nominated Abdul Qayyum Niazi because the PTI’s candidate for the publish of AJK prime minister earlier right now.
Giving element, Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry had acknowledged that the prime minister made the choice after “considerable consultations and suggestions”.
“He [Niazi] is a vibrant, genuine political worker whose heart beats with the party’s political workers,” Chaudhry had tweeted.
Niazi had gained the AJK polls from the LA-18 constituency. He was not among the many main candidates for the prized publish. Initially, Barristers Sultan Mahmood and Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan have been being thought-about because the AJK PM.