Newly elected members of Council of Azad Jammu and Kashmir have taken oath in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Secretariat Muzaffarabad on Wednesday.

Minister for Kashmir Affairs Chaudhry Barjees Tahir administered the oath.      

The members included Mukhtar Ahmad Abbasi, Akhtar Pervez Awan, Pervez Akhtar and Younus Mir.     

Addressing the ceremony, the Minister urged the elected members to take necessary steps to address the general problems faced by the people in the area.

He said that the Kashmiri people are deeply attached with Pakistan and they are sacrificing their lives for their fundamental right to self-determination.    

He said the elected members are also responsible to highlight the Kashmir issue globally to pressurize the international community to resolve the dispute according to the aspirations of Kashmiris.

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