Tag Archives: AJK

Alvi calls for facilitating AJK, G-B youth

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed the need for facilitating the country’s youth, particularly from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan, to benefit from the Prime Minister’s Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES). “In order to empower the youth financially, the PM’s Kamyab Jawan Programme offers tremendous economic opportunities and …

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AJK to witness new era of progress, prosperity: Niazi

MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi on Tuesday reiterated that his government was determined to bring about socio-economic development in the state that will usher in a new era of progress and welfare for the people. Addressing a public meeting in Abbaspur town, the newly-elected …

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AJK observes Defence and Martyrs Day

MIRPUR, AJK: Like throughout Pakistan, the 56th Defence Day of Pakistan was observed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Monday with great enthusiasm, coupled with the renewal of the pledge to give every kind of sacrifice for the defense of the motherland. The day dawned with special prayers, at …

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UK, EU parliamentarians pay homage to former AJK president

LONDON: British and European Union parliamentarians paid homage to former Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan on Sunday for highlighting the Kashmir cause, terming his tenure a ‘golden era’ for the occupied valley. Sardar Masood’s tenure concluded on August 24, as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry was elected …

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Newly elected AJK legislative assembly members sworn in

MUZAFFARABAD: The newly elected members of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) legislative assembly took oath of their new duties on Tuesday. Speaker of the AJK assembly, Shah Ghulam Qadir, administered the oath to the new members, including six women lawmakers. President Muslim Conference Atiq Ahmed Khan and Pakistan People’s Party …

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Bilawal says PPP to give tough time to AJK govt

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari slammed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for rigging and using money in the recently concluded elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and warned that his party would give a tough time to the incoming government there. Talking to PPP’s newly-elected lawmakers …

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PM thanks AJK people for support in polls

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has thanked the people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) for voting for his party in Sunday’s election which helped the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf clinch at least 25 out of 45 general seats of the legislative assembly, as per the unofficial results. “I want to …

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Maryam, Bilawal reject AJK poll results

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Monday rejected the results of the Kashmir polls, alleging that the elections were rigged. In a tweet, the PML-N de facto leader threw results of the violence-marred contest into a new …

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