Election to the new President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) will be held on August 15. Members of both houses of the AJK Parliament including the newly-elected AJK Legislative Assembly and the AJK Council, would elect the new President of AJK State for next five years.
The stipulated constitutional term of the sitting AJK President Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan is being ended on August 24, 2016. Agencies According to the schedule, nomination papers could be filed in the office of the Chief Election Commissioner AJK on August 11, 2016 from 10.