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Petition update - Roundtable discussion: Call for empowerment of AJK's democratic institutions

Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) AJK

MIRPUR:
Participants at a roundtable discussion on Monday called for a transparent and a more effective autonomous democratic system of governance in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).

Stressing the need for slashing the executive powers enjoyed by the AJK Council under the 1974 act, speakers during the day-long roundtable demanded that an amendment bill be presented before the AJK Legislative Assembly to empower the local government and ensure socio-economic development.

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Petition update - 1,170 AJK signatories for amending constitution

Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) AJK

MIRPUR (AJK): As many as 1,170 people representing all segments of the society have signed a petition seeking early amendments in the interim constitution of Azad Jammu & Kashmir to ensure more empowerment of AJK government.

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Petition update - PML-N SC Shah Ghulam Qadir signed e-Petition to empower AJK

Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) AJK

12 Dec 2014 — Shah Ghulam Qadir, Secretary General of Pakistan Muslim-N is signing an e-petition, run by CPDR, to empower AJK and reduce powers of Kashmir Council on 12/12/2014.

Petition update - Over 25 lawyers of Mirpur signed an e-petition calling for the empowerment

Centre for Peace, Development and Reforms (CPDR) AJK

6 Sep 2014 — Over 25 lawyers of Mirpur signed an e-petition calling for the empowerment of AJK
Mirpur, September 9, Over 25 lawyers of the district bar association Mirpur have signed an e-petition calling for the empowerment of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) through constitutional reforms in the Act 1974. The petition has been launched by a non-governmental civil society organization working on the issues of the governance in Azad Kashmir since 2010.

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