Will not accept AJK polls results: Maryam Nawaz
Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif says she has not accepted the results and would not to do so, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday.
“I have not even acknowledged the results of this fake government. Congratulations to the workers and voters. The party will decide soon about the future course of action on this shameless fraud,” she said in a tweet.
As per the unofficial results, the PTI won in 25 constituencies — nine of them in Pakistan — followed by the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) in 11 constituencies (one of them in Pakistan) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in six constituencies (two of them in Pakistan).
Earlier in a tweet without naming the Azad Jammu Kashmir elections, Maryam said that counting has been stopped.
Results stopped !— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNSharif) July 25, 2021
PTI's victory shows Kashmiris’ confidence in Imran
Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said, “PTI's resounding victory in Kashmir elections is an expression of unwavering confidence of the common man in Prime Minister Imran Khan.”
“Opposition should reconsider both its leadership and politics as people are not ready to accept Asif Zardari and Nawaz Sharif,” he added.
کشمیر انتخابات میں تحریک انصاف کی شاندارکامیابی عام آدمی کے وزیراعظم عمران خان پرغیرمتزلزل اعتماد کا اظہار ہے، اپوزیشن اپنی قیادت اور سیاست دونوں پر نظرثانی کرے زرداری اور نوازشریف کو لوگ قبول کرنے کو تیار نہیں متبادل قیادت کا وقت ہے محب سے ملاقاتیں کرنیوالوں کا کوئ مستقبل نہیں— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) July 26, 2021
Provincial Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun congratulated the Prime Minister on the victory of Azad Kashmir elections.
He said that people of Azad Kashmir have expressed confidence in the policies of Prime Minister Imran Khan and he is the true servant and ambassador of the Kashmiri people. He thanked the Election Commission for holding transparent elections in the AJK.
Earlier in the day, PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz declared that her party workers were standing firmly and exposing the "vote thieves". In a tweet, Maryam said, "PML-N workers are standing firm and exposing vote thieves."
She maintained that Nawaz Sharif's slogan of "vote ko izzat do" (respect the vote) has given her party "active activists".