In a recent development, Senior Minister Khawaja Farooq Ahmed has been elected as the Acting Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir after the disqualification of former Prime Minister Sardar Tanvir Ilyas in a contempt of court case. Azad Kashmir President Barrister Sultan Mehmood signed and sent the summary, appointing Khawaja Farooq Ahmed to perform his duties until the election of a new Prime Minister.
The disqualification of Sardar Tanvir Ilyas was a landmark decision in the history of Azad Kashmir, as he was accused of using threatening language against judges in his speeches. His request for unconditional pardon was also rejected. This is the first time that a Prime Minister has been disqualified for contempt of court in the region.
Senior Minister Khawaja Farooq Ahmed will take charge of his new position and perform his duties with integrity and dedication. The people of Azad Kashmir hope that the new Prime Minister will prioritize their needs and work towards their betterment.
The appointment of Khawaja Farooq Ahmed as Acting Prime Minister is a significant development in the political landscape of Azad Kashmir, and it remains to be seen who will be elected as the new Prime Minister in the future.