MUZAFFARABAD (Web Desk) – Raja Farooq Haider has been nominated as the next Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The decision was taken at a meeting of PML-N AJK Chapter in Islamabad on Wednesday chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The meeting was attended by Federal PML-N leadership and newly elected member of AJK Legislative Assembly.
The AJK-designated Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider said that he will come up to the confidence of the party leadership.
He said his agenda will be merit, good governance and zero tolerance for corruption.
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) had won 31 seats in the region’s 41-seat assembly in Thursday’s vote.
During his visit to Muzaffarbad to thank people for their confidence in his party, Nawaz Sharif pledged an “era of development” in Azad Kashmir.
He urged a crowd of supporters not to forget the sacrifices of people living in the Indian-occupied Kashmir.