MIRPUR: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Farooq Haider said Friday that his government would form new constituencies on the basis of demographic situation
Addressing a public gathering in Rawalakot, he said that government will not negotiate on equal distribution of development funds in all constituencies.
“People of Poonch made great sacrifices for liberation and resultantly, we are breathing in an independent territory,” Haider said.
Former minister Sardar Tahir Anwar presided the occasion, meanwhile Ministers of State Muhammad Aziz, Dr Najeeb Naqi and other PML-N leaders addressed the gathering.
Extoling the sacrifices of people living near Line of Control (LOC), the AJK premier said: “Our brethren are facing Indian atrocities every day; they are sacrificing their lives and households, 13 constituencies are directly oppressed by unprovoked Indian firing.”
Meanwhile, criticizing on past government Prime Minister said that when the new government came in power, its debt was Rs22 billion.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 4th, 2017.