According to unofficial results, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has clinched at least 25 out of 45 general seats of the legislative assembly.
“I want to thank the ppl [people] of AJK for placing their trust in the PTI through their votes which resulted in its electoral victory,” the premier said in a tweet.
“We will focus on bringing the ppl out of poverty through our Ehsaas & Kamyab Pakistan progs; & establish accountability & transparency in govt,” he added.
“I want to congratulate all our successful candidates. As an ambassador for Kashmir, I will continue to raise my voice on all international forums incl the UN to ensure the int community fulfills its commitment of self-determination to the Kashmiri ppl through an UN-sponsored plebiscite,” PM said in his next tweet.
I want to congratulate all our successful candidates. As ambassador for Kashmir I will continue to raise my voice on all international forums incl UN to ensure the int community fulfills its commitment of self determination to the Kashmiri ppl through a UN-sponsored plebiscite.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) July 26, 2021
According to unofficial results, Peoples Party (PPP) came in second with 11 seats while the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) bagged six seats in the elections.
While Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Party (JKPP) and the All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (AJ&KMC) managed to bag one seat each.
As being reported, the turnout for elections was recorded at around 62%.
More than 700 candidates from 32 political and religious parties contested for the 45 seats.