MUZAFFARABAD: AJK Cabinet has decided to increase the constituencies from 29 to 33 by approving the AJK Election Commission Amendment Act 2020 under the 13th constitutional amendment.
The cabinet approved the amendment in Grant of writ petition rules 2020 and AJK Nikah, Talaq Registration act, 2020 and National single Curriculum (NSC) .
The Cabinet also approved The AJK COVID-19 (Prevention of Hoarding) Ordinance,2020 and The Criminal Law(Fourth Amendment)Act,2020. The Cabinet set up a committee headed by the AJK Chief Secretary to remove the hurdle in the way of Mirpur Water Supply scheme and submit its recommendation to the cabinet in this regard.
The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan presided over the meeting. Speaking on the occasion he said that the government of the Muslim league (N) in Azad Kashmir is completing his mission to serve the people successfully. He said billions of rupees are being spent on Education, Health and development of infrastructure for the welfare of the masses.,
The cabinet adopted a number of resolutions calling upon the United Nations and international organizations and P-five countries to take notice of Indian forces’ aggressions and human rights violations in Jammu & Kashmir and pointed out that Indian government illegally changing the demography of the state has jeopardize the peace of the entire region and rejected the Indian government illegal action to change the demography in occupied Kashmir.
The cabinet appreciated the President of Malaysia Mahathir Mohammad, The President of United Nation General assembly and think tank of international crisis for raising their voice against the illegal action of the Indian government to settle the non state actor in occupied Kashmir
The cabinet in another resolution thanked the Pakistan government for awarding Nishan–e–Pakistan to Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gllani.
The cabinet welcomed the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Muzaffarabad on 5th of august and his address to the Azad Kashmir Assembly which boosted the morale of the people of Occupied Kashmir struggling for their right to self determination. The Cabinet thanked the government of Pakistan for expressing complete solidarity with the Kashmiri people and condemning the illegal action of Indian government of 5th august last year
The cabinet also appreciated the visit of the President of Muslim league (N) Mian Shahbaz Sharif and his address to the Azad Kashmir legislative Assembly and visit of other political leaders of Pakistan to Azad Kashmir and expressing complete solidarity with the people of Kashmir