The election of Nawaz Sharif as third-time prime minister was widely celebrated by the party supporters and common public as well across Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

The supporters of Nawaz Sharif thronged the streets in various AJK cities and towns to celebrate the election of Sharif as the prime minister with a thumping majority.

Addressing the jubilant gathering at Allama Iqbal Road, Senior Vice President of AJK Chamber of Commerce & Industry Muhammad Mubeen Khan said that the landslide victory of the PML-N under the dynamic leadership of the prime minister was in fact the advent of a new era of speedy progress and prosperity of Pakistan including Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

Extending heartiest felicitations to Nawaz Sharif on his election as the prime minister, Mubeen Khan opined that the era of speedy progress and economic prosperity of the country would resume by the popularly-elected PML-N government from the very stage it was abandoned by Musharraf through the military coup on October 12, 1999 removing the PML-N government.

Local PML-N leader and former councilor Tahir Mirza while celebrating the election of Nawaz Sharif said that the successes was in fact the victory of the democracy loving people including the poor and downtrodden classes of the society.

“The return of Nawaz Sharif to power is the manifestation of complete trust, confidence and belief by 180 million people of Pakistan in the dynamic leadership of the newly-elected prime minister,” Mirza observed while addressing the party workers who gathered to celebrate the election.

Prominent among others who felicitated the newly-elected prime minister included PML-N leader Dr Muhammad Amin Chaudhry, Sohail Shujah Mujahid, Secretary-General Raja Khalid Mahmood, Muhammad Nawaz Rattiyal and others.