Government of Azad Kashmir

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Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Provincial Government Seal
Flag of Azad Kashmir.svg
Provincial Government Flag
Seat of GovernmentMuzaffarabad
SpeakerShah Ghulam Qadir
Members in Assembly49
GovernorMasood Khan (President)
Chief MinisterFarooq Haider Khan (Prime Minister)
Chief SecretaryIjaz Munir
High CourtSupreme Court of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Chief JusticeMuhammad Ibrahim Zia

The Government of Azad Kashmir is the state government which administers the territory of Azad Kashmir in Pakistan. The Azad Kashmir government consists of a President as the head of state, and the Prime Minister as the chief executive, supported by a Council of Ministers. The Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly is the state assembly.[1]


The Chief Executive of the government is the Prime Minister elected by Pakistan occupied Azad Kashmir Legislative Assembly supported by council of Ministers.

Departments & Services[edit]


Azad Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly also known as AJK Legislative Assembly is a unicameral legislature of elected representatives. The assembly consists of 41 elected Members and 8 co-opted members of which 5 are woman, one member from Ulama community, while one is from amongst Jammu & Kashmir technocrats and other professionals, whereas one is from amongst Jammu and Kashmir nationals residing abroad.[23]


Supreme Court of AJK[edit]

The Supreme Court of AJ&K is the highest court of appeal in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. It consists of a Chief Justice and two other Judges.[24]

High Court of AJK[edit]

There is also a High Court in Azad Jammu and Kashmir which acts as court of appeals.[25]

See also[edit]

Chief Election Commissioner for conducting general elections in AJK;

Service Tribunal for adjudicating service issues of civil servants;

Zakat Council for collecting, distributing the zakat system in AJK;

Supreme Judicial Council of AJK;


  1. ^ "Home". Government of Azad Kashmir. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  2. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
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  8. ^ "AJK-Finance Department".
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  11. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
  12. ^ "Information Technology Board".
  13. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
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  16. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
  17. ^ "State Disaster Management Authority".
  18. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
  19. ^ "Bank of Azad Jammu & Kashmir".
  20. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
  21. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
  22. ^ "AJ&K Portal".
  23. ^ "Azad Jammu & Kashmir Legislative Assembly".
  24. ^ "Introduction".

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