Moreover, professional consultants are also going to be hired by the incumbent government for restoring and renovation of ancient Red Fort Muzaffarabad and Prime Minister AJK
have already given the approval on the report presented to him concerning the renovation and retrofitting of Red Fort Muzaffarabad.
He said "Incumbent Government is engaged for the amendments in the AJK
interim constitution - Act 1974 so that Legislative Assembly consisting of the elected representatives could become more powerful to serve the population of the state.
Talking to media men here late Saturday, AJK
Prime Minister expressed these views.
Pakistan's prime minister is the chairman of AJK
council while president AJK
is its vice president.
It was announced in a joint official statement after a meeting between Prime Minister AJK
, Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan and President of Pakistan Peoples Party AJK
, Chaudhry Latif Akbar on Sunday.
prime minister was accompanied to the meeting by Finance Minister Dr Najeeb Naqi, Chief Secretary Dr Ijaz Munir and some senior bureaucrats while Prime Minister Abbasi was assisted by federal ministers Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk and Chaudhry Barjees Tahir as well as some federal secretaries and senior officials.
Sardar Masood Khan said that higher education is a priority for the current Government in AJK
as currently; the state has five public sector universities, three medical colleges, two cadet colleges and scores of postgraduate colleges all over AJK
Now, Pakistani tax authorities can effectively check the cigarettes manufactured in AJK
and brought into territorial jurisdiction of Pakistan.
On the other hand, Inland Revenue Enforcement Network opined that the cigarette manufacturers of the AJK
are involved in the dumping of low quality and non-duty paid cigarettes in Pakistan.
Khan thanked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for nominating him to AJK
President and reposing full confidence in him.
The senior most judge of the apex court, Justice Khawaja Shuhhad Ahmed took oath as the acting AJK
chief justice in a ceremony held in Islamabad, a private TV channel reported.
Sardar Mehtab Khan Abbasi said that federal government would fully co-operate for the amendments in AJK
Interim Constitution Act 1974 in addition to the abolish Kashmir Council.