Mahmood will succeed Sardar Masood Khan because the president whose stipulated constitutional time period will come to an finish on August 24, based on Radio Pakistan.
Votes for electing the AJK president have been solid throughout a particular session of the legislative meeting, which started after a delay of two hours, the state broadcaster reported.
Quickly after Mahmood was introduced winner within the election, PTI Senator Faisal Javed Khan congratulated him in a tweet.
“Congratulations to PTI Barrister Sultan Mehmood on his election as President of Azad Kashmir and finest needs. Inshallah you’ll play a excessive function for the rights of Kashmiris as per the imaginative and prescient of Prime Minister Imran Khan and convey actual change in Kashmir. Amen,” he tweeted.
Mahmood, who’s the PTI’s regional president, was elected as a member of the AJK Legislatve Meeting from LA-3, Mirpur-III on July 25, securing his seventh victory in 9 basic elections since 1985. Aside from these 9 basic elections, two by-elections have been additionally held on this constituency and each have been received by him.