Anwar Ul Haq elected as Speaker, Riaz Ahmad As Deputy of AJK-LA

Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf candidate, Anwar-ul-Haq was  elected as Speaker and Chaudhry Riyaz as Deputy Speaker of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today.

They secured 32 votes each against the joint candidates of PPP and PML-N, who got 15 votes.

Later, both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker took oath of their offices.

Earlier, the newly elected members of the Legislative Assembly also took oath of their offices.

Election for Leader of the House will be held tomorrow (Wednesday).


Source: Radio Pakistan