The 53rd Budget Session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Council is underway in Muzaffarabad with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the chair.

At the outset, Fateha was offered for those martyred in Occupied Kashmir by Indian Forces.

The Prime Minister administered oath to the two new members of the Council including Abdul Khaliq Wasi and Chaudhary Muhammad Siddique.

Apart from reviewing various development schemes and projects in the state, Prime Minister will also meet members of the AJK Legislative Assembly.

Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Barjees Tahir, Asif Kirmani and Senator Parvaiz Rasheed are accompanying the Prime Minister.