Government Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry declared on Wednesday that Prime Minister Imran Khan had assigned Abdul Qayyum Niazi as the following chief of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
In a tweet, the pastor said that PM Imran had settled on the choice get-togethers counsel and assessing all ideas. “He is a dynamic and authentic political extremist and his heart beats for individuals,” he said.
طویل مشاورت اور تجاویز کے جائزے کے بعد وزیر اعظم پاکستان و چیرمین تحریک انصاف عمران خان نے نومنتخب ایم ایل ائے جناب عبدالقیوم نیازی کو وزیر اعظم آزاد کشمیر کے عہدے کیلئے نامزد کیا ہے وہ ایک متحرک اور حقیقی سیاسی کارکن ہیں جن کا دل کارکنوں کے ساتھ دھڑکتا ہے۔
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) August 4, 2021
Azhar Mashwani, Punjab boss pastor’s central individual for advanced media, added that Niazi was an individual from the AJK Legislative Assembly from line region Abbaspur Poonch.
“He is additionally the focal joint secretary of the PTI,” he said.
Abdul Qayyum Niazi, MLA from border area Abbaspur Poonch, to be the new Prime Minister of AJK
He is also Central Joint Secretary of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf
— Azhar Mashwani (@MashwaniAzhar) August 4, 2021
Imran Khan had on Friday and Saturday interviewed no but seven candidates for the position of AJK premier. The prime minister had put various inquiries to them, concerning their future strategy and views on the environment, tourism, and national and international issues.
According to a source, PM Imran had expressed displeasure over the very fact that he was being contacted by different quarters that were exerting pressure to pick particular candidates.
Niazi — who won the recent AJK polls from the LA-18 constituency — wasn’t earlier within the run the PM slot, but his name came to the fore suddenly.
PTI clinches most seats to make next govt
According to the official results of the July 25 polls, the PTI clinched 26 general seats of the AJK legislature, followed by 11 by the PPP, six by PML-N, and one each by state-based AJK Muslim Conference (AJKMC) and Jammu Kashmir Peoples Party (JKPP).
Three more PTI candidates were elected unopposed on Sunday against five seats reserved for ladies, additionally to at least one each from the PPP and therefore the PML-N.
On Monday, the ruling had secured another three reserved seats, raising its strength to 32 within the 53-member house.
Following the PTI’s victory, PM Imran had congratulated the successful candidates and thanked the people of AJK for putting their trust within the PTI, which resulted in the PTI’s electoral victory.
“I will specialize in bringing the people out of poverty through our Ehsaas and Kamyab Pakistan programs; and establish accountability and transparency in government. As an ambassador for Kashmir, I will be able to still raise my voice on all international forums including the United Nations to make sure the international community fulfilled its commitment of self-determination to the Kashmiri people through an UN-sponsored plebiscite,” he had vowed.