Altaf Hamid Rao.
MIRPUR [AJK], (Parliament Times) : The parliamentary board of AJK Chapter of Pakistan Muslim league (N) Monday moved for phased finalization of the list of the party candidates for the coming general elections in Azad Jammu Kashmir, to be held in in mid of this year.
The meeting started proceeding about the grant of the party tickets to the candidates, in phases, at a meeting held in the federal metropolis on Monday, party sources told this Correspondent on Monday.
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid khaqan Abbasi chaired.
The Parliamentary Board received 198 applications for grant of party tickets for 45 constituencies of Azad Jammu Kashmir Legislative Assembly .
Members of the board interviewed the candidates belonging to Mirpur division on Monday while in the second phase the candidates from Poonch and Muzaffarabad divisions will be interviewed in the coming days.
The formal election campaign will be launched after Eid-ul-Fitr in view of the corona pandemic.
Muryam Nawaz Sharif will lead the election campaign of the PML (N) in Azad Jammu Kashmir, the press release added.