Nawaz Sharif, President of Pakistan Muslim League (N) was Chairman Parliamentary Board and approved the names after receiving a report based on recommendations of members of parliamentary board,sent by Secretary Coordination and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr Asif Kirmani, says a press release.
In a message to the candidates who got the tickets, the Prime Minister prayed for their success and said the nominated candidates of PML-N should go to the Kashmiri people with the manifesto of progress
and prosperity of Azad Kashmir and agenda of public service and good governance.
The Prime Minister said his top priority is to provide health,education, quality roads, modern infrastructure and clean drinking water to AJK and make the region a unique and modern tourist
These steps would also strengthen the Kashmir freedom movement,he said adding Inshallah, the nominated candidates of PML-N would win majority in the elections and bring progress and prosperity to Azad Kashmir.
The Prime Minister expressed best wishes for President PML-N AJK Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan and Senior Vice President PML-N Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan and said wisdom and political experience of the two leaders would play an important role in the success of the nominated candidates.
He said the party received a large number of applications which was reflective of its popularity.
He expressed the belief that those party colleagues who could not get tickets this time would show exemplary unity and solidarity and would run an effective campaign for the success of PML-N
PML-N granted tickets to the following candidates:
Ch Masood Khalid LA-01 Dadial, Nazir Inqilabi LA-02 Chak Sawan, Ch Muhammad Saeed LA-03 Mirpur city, Ch Rukhsar Ahmad LA-04 Khan, Col Waqar Ahmad LA-05 Barnala, Raja Maqsood Ahmad Khan LA-06 Samahni, Ch Tariq Farooq LA-07 Bhimber city, Malik Muhammad Yousaf LA-08 Kotli city, Muhammad Farooq Khan LA-09 Nakyal, Raja Muhammad Naseer LA-10 Sehnsa, Raja Muhammad Iqbal LA-11 Charhoi, Raja Nisar Ahmad Khan LA-12 Khoi Ratta, Raja Iftikhar Ayub LA-13 Dheerkot,
Mushtaq Minhas LA-14 Central Bagh, Sardar Mir Akbar Khan LA-15 East Bagh, Ch Muhammad Aziz LA-16 Haveli, Ch Muhammad Yasin Gulshan LA-17 Abbas Pur, Sardar Khan Bahadur Khan LA-18 Hajeera, Dr Muhammad Najeeb Khan LA-21 Palandari, Farooq Ahmed Tahir LA-22 Baloch, Shah Ghulam Qadir LA-23 Neelum, Mrs Naureen Arif LA-24 Kotla, Ch Shehzad Mahmood LA-25 Lachrat, Syed Iftikhar Gillani LA-26 Muzaffarabad, Raja Abdul Qayyum LA-27 Khawra, Raja Muhammad Farooq
Haider Khan LA-28 Chakkar, Dr Mustafa Bashir LA-29 Leepa, Ch Muhammad Ismail LA-31 Jammu 2, Ch Muhammad Ishaq LA-32 Jammu 3, Mir Javed Akhtar LA-34 Jammu-5, Raja Muhammad Siddique LA-35 Jammu 6, Muhammad Naeem Khan Advocate LA-36 Valley-1, Ghulam Abbas Mir LA-37 Valley-2, Syed Shaukat Ali Shah LA-38 Valley-3, Asad Aleem Shah LA-39 Valley 4 and Ahmed Raza Qadri LA-40 Valley 5.
The party will announces names of candidates for constituencies of LA-19 Rawalakot city, LA-20 Thorar, LA-30 Jammu 1, LA-33 Jammu 4 and LA 41 Valley-6 later on. Mushtaq Minhas is expected to be the Prime Minister AJK candidate for the PML-N.