PPP, PML-N join hands for AJK reserved seats
The opposition parties – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) –
Sunday agreed to join hands in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) election for two seats reserved for women.
Both the Kashmiri leaders of PPP and PML-N also agreed to support each other for the slot of Speaker and Deputy Speaker elections against ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had already received a majority in the AJK.
It has already been cleared that the PTI would form its government in the AJK after getting a majority in the House and the PPP who had won 11 seats and the PML-N with six seats sit on the opposition benches.
After this decision of cooperation on the reserves seats, the PPP decided to give its two spare votes to the PML-N for getting an extra seat of women to it.
Reporter: Awais Kiyani