Pakistan

MUZAFFARABAD (Staff Report) – Muhammad Masood Khan on Thursday took oath as the new President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in Muzaffarabad.

The Chief Justice of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Justice Muhammad Azam Khan administered the oath at a ceremony in the lawn of AJK Legislative Assembly.

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan, former AJK President Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan, Federal Minster for Kashmir Affairs & GilgatBaltistan Chaudhry Barjees Tahir, Speaker AJK Legislative Assembly Shah Ghulam Qadir, AJK Cabinet Ministers, MLAs, high-ranking civil and military officials and a large of notables attended the ceremony.

Earlier on  August 16, Masood Khan was elected as the new President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir during a joint session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly and Azad Jammu and Kashmir Counci.