PML-N ticket-holders for AJK polls announced
ISLAMABAD—President Pakistan Muslim League-N Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday approved the names of candidates for the upcoming elections of Azad Kashmir. PM’s Special Advisor for Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani had sent the list of names based on proposals by members parliamentary board to the Prime Minister in London, to which he gave the approval.
Prime Minister Sharif felicitated the party ticket-holders and urged upon them to approach the people of AJK with the message of prosperity, public welfare and good governance.. Nawaz Sharif said provision of basic facilities of life to people including health, education, road network and clean drinking water was his priority.
He vowed to make AJK a modern and international-level tourist desti- nation, which he said would also highlight the Kashmiris’ freedom movement and help recognize the issue in global arena. Nawaz Sharif expressed confidence that the PML-N candidates would clinch maximum seats in elections and would focus their energies in serving the masses.
He also expressed best wishes for senior vice president PML-N Sardar Sikandar Hayat, PML-N president AJK Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan and his team, hoping that their political acumen would lead to success of PML-N candidates in election. He said the PML-N had received large number of applications for party tickets, which he said was a testimony to the popularity of PML-N among masses.
The PML-N nominated candidates are: LA-1 (Dadayal) Ch. Masood Khalid, LA-02 (Chakswari) Nazir Inqlabi, LA-03 (Mirpur City) Ch. Muhammad Saeed, LA-04 (Khari) Ch. Rukhsar Ahmed, LA-05 (Barnala) Col Waqar Ahmad, LA-06 Raja Maqsood Ahmed Khan, LA-07 (bhimbher City) Ch. Tariq Farooq, LA-08 (Kotli City) Malik Muhammad Yousaf, LA-09 (Nakayal) Muhammad Farooq Khan, LA010 (Shehensa) Raja Muhammad Naseer, LA-11 (Charhoi) Raja Muhammad Iqbal, LA-12 (Khoi Ratta) Raja Nisar Ahmed Khan, LA-13 (Dheerkot) Raja Iftikhar Ayub, LA-14 (Central Bagh) Mushtaq Minhas, LA15 (East Bagh) Sardar Mir Akber, LA16 (Haveli) Ch. Muhammad Aziz, LA17 (Abbaspur) Ch. Muhammad Yasin Gulshan, LA-18 (Hajeera) Sardar Khan Bahader Khan, LA-19 (Rawalakot City) LATERON, LA-20 (Thorar) LATERON, LA-21 (Palandri) Dr. Muhammad Najeeb Khan, LA-22 (Baloch) Farooq Ahmed Tahir, LA-23 (Neelam valley) Shah Ghulam Qadir, LA-24 (Kotla) Mrs. Noureen Arif, LA25 (Lachrat) Ch. Shehzad Mahmood, LA- 26 (Muzaffarabad) Syed Iftikhar Gillani, LA-27 (Khawara) Raja Abdul Qayyum, LA-28 (Chakaar) Raja Muhamamd Farooq Haider Khan, LA29 (Leepa) Dr. Mustafa Bashir, LA-30 (Jammu 1) LATERON, LA-31 (Jammu2) Ch. Muhammad Ismail, LA-32 (Jammu 3) Ch. Muhammad Ishaq, LA32 (Jammu- 4) LATERON, LA-33 (Jammu 5) Javed Akhter, LA-34 (Jammu 6) Raja Muhammad Siddique, LA-36 (Valley-1) Muhammad Naeem Khan Advocate, LA-37 (Valley-2) Ghulam Abass Mir, LA-38 (Valley-3) Syed Shaukat Ali Shah, LA-39 (Valley-4) Asad Aleem Shah, LA-40 (Valley-5) Ahmed Raza Qadri, LA-41 (Valley-6) LATERON.—APP