- Senior AJK politician and PML-N minister joins PTI.
- Mir Akbar Khan is a key member of the AJK cupboard.
- AJK polls to be held on July 25.
ISLAMABAD: In what’s being termed by the ruling social gathering as a setback to the PML-N, Azad Kashmir cupboard member and senior politician Mir Akbar Khan jumped ship to hitch the PTI Friday.
In line with Geo Information, Mir Akbar Khan is a key member of AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider’s cupboard and was nominated for the LA-16 Bagh-3 (Sharqi Bagh) seat for the July 25 polls by the PML-N.
The AJK politician met PTI’s Chief Organiser Saifullah Niazi at the moment and introduced that he was parting methods with the PML-N to hitch Prime Minister Imran Khan’s social gathering.
Akbar reposed confidence in PM Imran Khan’s management and endorsed the PTI manifesto.
Minister for Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan Affairs, Ali Amin Khan Gandapur was additionally current through the assembly that befell within the federal capital.
After the assembly, Niazi introduced Mir Akbar as a PTI candidate for the LA-16 constituency.