Constitutional Reforms Committee for AJK to finalise recommendations soon

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Muzaffarabad: (Parliament Times) A high powers committee constituted by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will finalise the draft of constitutional reforms in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), interim constitution, Act 1974, sources said on Friday.
The committee to be headed by Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and comprised of Minister for Kashmir and G-B Affairs Barjis Tahir, Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider and AJK Law Minister Raja Nisar would suggest the amendment in the constitute to empower the state legislature and the government in Azad Kashmir.
The state government has also constituted a panel comprising Additional Chief Secretary, Secretary Law and Advocate General to prepare a draft of reforms in Interim Constitutional Act 1974 which would be presented to the committee constituted by PM Nawaz, the source added.
The committee headed by Aziz will finalise the draft before sending it to PM Nawaz for approval after which a joint sitting of Kashmir Council and AJK legislative Assembly will approve those amendments

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