A 15-member cabinet of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government took oath at a special ceremony hosted in the state metropolis on Thursday.
AJK President Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry administered the oath to the newly inducted ministers. Besides two newly inducted advisers to the AJK government including Chaudhry Maqbool Ahmed and Muhammad Akbar were also sworn-in.
AJK Prime Minister Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan Niazi was also present on the occasion.
The ministers who took the oath of their offices included Azhar Sadiq, Chaudhry Arshad Hussain from Mirpur district, Chaudhry Ali Shan Soni from Bhimber district, Zafar Iqbal Malik Chaudhry, Muhammad Ikhlaq and Nisar Ansar Abdali from Kotli district, Sardar Mir Akber Khan and Shahida Sagheer Chughtai from Bagh district, Faheem Akhtar from Sudhanoti district, Khawaja Farooq Ahmed and Dewaan Ali Chughtai from Muzaffarabad district, Chaudhry Muhammad Rasheed from Jhelum valley district, Sardar Muhammad Hussain from Rawalakot district, Akmal Sargala from Jammu refugees seat Narowal and Majid Khan from Kashmir valley refugees Peshawar.
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