PTI starts preparations to form govt in Azad Jammu and Kashmir

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PTI starts preparations to form govt in Azad Jammu and Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD (Dunya News) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday has geared up to form government in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

According to sources, former Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdur Rasheed Turabi is likely to be made advisor whereas Rafiq Nayyar is expected to be appointed on technocrat seat.

Pir Ali Raza Bukhari is likely to be appointed on the seat of religious clerics.

Earlier, PTI emerged as single largest party in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly (AJKLA) elections by grabbing 25 out of 45 seats in the polls as per unofficial and unannounced results.

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) bagged 11 seats and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz secured 6 seats. Muslim Conference (MC) and Jammu Kashmir Peoples Party (JK PP) grabbed one seat each. The result of LA 16 – Bagh III constituency was not announced yet.

There were 3,250,117 registered voters, including 1,468,317 female, in all 33 electoral constituencies of ten districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

All 12 constituencies meant for Pakistan-based Jammu & Kashmir refugees, exercised their right of vote to elect the Azad Jammu Kashmir Legislative Assembly, for next five years constitutional term.