Attique elected as MC President

Hameed Shaheen Alvi

Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan, twice premier of AJK, has been elected as President of 90-year old functioning All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference in party election Saturday afternoon here, and is scheduled to take oath of his presidential office today, Sunday.

The oath taking ceremony will be held at the Faizabad mazar of Ch Ghulam Abbas who had founded Muslim Conference in 1932. Saturday events included a full-day devoted session of Muslim Conference’s executive body under chairmanship of outgoing party president Mirza Mohammad Shafique Jarral.

Previously Sardar Attique had been party president for consecutively 12 years from 2003 to 2019, and twice prime minister of AJK ending his premiership stint by the year 2011.