Barrister Sultan Mehmood was elected Member Assembly from LA-3 Mirpur. He was considered the strongest in the race for the PM’s job, but Imran Khan declared Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi the most suitable for the post and made him the Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir.
Earlier, Anwar-ul-Haq was elected Speaker of Azad Kashmir. He also belongs to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
Barrister Sultan Mahmood has the unique honor of being elected to the Azad Kashmir Assembly for nine consecutive terms. In the recent elections, he was elected to the Assembly by L. Athari Mirpur.
It may be recalled that Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was elected as the Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir on the 4th of this month. Sardar Abdul Qayyum Niazi belongs to Abbaspur Tehsil of Poonch District. He was also the Minister of Food till 2011. He joined PTI two years ago.
Sultan Mehmood joined the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) five years ago.