Javed Iqbal Ch.
Islamabad:(Parliament Times) Stressing the need for establishing a judicial council in Azad Kashmir on the pattern of Pakistan the President PPP-AJK chapter Chudhary Latif Akbar has said that the council should be given the authority of appointing judges of high court and Supreme Court in a fair and transparent manner.
The PPP president made these assertions while addressing a press conference here on Monday wherein a veteran political and social personality of district Poonch and senior leader of PML-N AJK chapter Mr. Arshad Niazi and dozens of close associates have formally announced their decision to join Pakistan Peoples Party. He said that the idea was floated by the PPP and an advice was sent to federal government in this regard but the suggestions fell on deaf ears.
Besides other leaders the former president and prime minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar M Yaqoob Khan, Faisal Mumtaz Rathore, Sardar Abid H Abid, Sardar Amjad Yousuf, Syed Azadar Hussain Shah and Hafiz Muhammad Sagheer, were also present on the occasion. Welcoming the new entrants in the party folds Ch. Latif Akbar assured Niazi and his associated that the PPP will never disappoint them. Referring to PPP’s manifesto he said that the party has presented a comprehensive document which offers unique incentives, women empowerment, and employment opportunities to educated youth.
He said that Kashmir freedom movement is the top priority of Pakistan Peoples Party. Regarding the political rights and empowerment of the people of Gilgit Baltistan and AJK he said that it has been mentioned in the party manifesto that both the regions should be brought under a single setup. Chudhary said that food cards would be issued to masses to eliminate poverty. He appealed the masses to vote for Pakistan Peoples Party to ensure progress and prosperity and to realize the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto’s dream of a safe and prosperous Pakistan.Speaking on the occasion Sardar Yaqoob Khan said that the PPP had taken revolutionary steps during its government in the region. He said that it was for the first time that medical colleges and universities were established in almost every district of AJK. The PPP leaders vowed to rid the region’s politics from the menace of tribal and cast system.
Javed Iqbal Ch.