Islamabad: Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit and Baltistan on Sunday took oath from new elected members of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council.
Prime Minister AJK Abdul Qayum Khan Niyazi, Senior Minister of AJK and other ministers attended the ceremony.
It is pertinent to mention here that AJK Council is consisted of 14 members. New members of the council were elected on August 13 by AJK legislative assembly.
The ceremony also prayed for iconic Kashmir leader Syed Ali Gillani on his demise.
Later, Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Amin Gandapur also called on PM Of AJK Abdul Qayyum Niyazi.
At the occasion, Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi has urged international community to play its role for resolving the long-standing Kashmir dispute for establishing lasting and durable peace in the region.
The AJK PM said Prime Minister Imran Khan has been projecting the Kashmir issue at International level effectively.
Referring to the development of Azad Kashmir, he said government is taking revolutionary steps for welfare of the people of the state in accordance with vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The Minister for Kashmir Affairs assured that the federal government would extend every possible financial assistance to the AJK government to implement its development projects.