Abdul Qayum Niazi takes oath as AJK PM

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Muzaffarabad (Web Desk): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Abdul Qayyum Niaz on Wednesday took oath as the 13th Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan administered the oath to him.

Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Amin Gandapur, Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, MLAs and other political leaders attended the ceremony.

Niazi was elected as Leader of the House in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly by securing 33 votes, while the joint candidate of the Opposition, Chaudhry Latif Akbar got 15 votes.

Abdul Qayyum Niazi was elected from LA-18 Abbaspur.