13th amendment in interim constitution will empower AJKLA: Farhat

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Additional Chief Secretary Azad Jammu and Kashmir Farhat Ali Mir says 13th amendment in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution will empower AJK Legislative Assembly.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today, he said a chapter in Pakistan's constitution titled Principles of Policy has been added to Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution.

He said fundamental rights mentioned in Pakistan's constitution have also been included in the amendment.

He said AJK Council had more financial and administrative powers as compared to elected legislative assembly but now it has been transferred to later one.

Farhat Ali Mir said the Election Commission has been established which will consist of Chief Election Commissioner and two members.

Source: Radio Pakistan