PM Imran Khan begins hunt for new Azad Kashmir prime minister
Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday held interviews of the elected members of the Azad Jammu and kashmir Legislative Assembly for the post of prime minister.
As per a report on Geo News, the prime minister interviewed Barrister Sultan Mahmood, Khawaja Farooq, Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan and Azhar Sadiq for the coveted post of prime minister.
During the interview, the prime minister asked candidates questions on their vision for tourism, education, health and other sectors.
All four candidates shared their priorities for Azad Kashmir.
PTI AJK President Barrister Sultan Mahmood told the media that there was no number game and “everyone was united”.
Billionaire real estate tycoon Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan said that consultation is underway in the party on special seats.
He revealed that the prime minister will also make a decision for the posts of speaker, deputy speaker and others posts for the Azad Jammu and Kashmir area.
Barrister Mahmood has won the AJK Legislative Assembly seat from his parent Mirpur LA-3 constituency by defeating his nearest rival Ch Muhammad Saeed of PML-N by 3,147 votes, while Sardar Tanveer emerged victorious from his Bagh constituency.