For the upcoming elections in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan Muslim League-N announced on Wednesday, candidates for 36 out of 45 constituencies of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly. The list of candidates was posted on Twitter by the party’s spokesperson, Marriyum Aurangzeb and it was signed by the PML-N secretary general Ahsan Iqbal. پاکستان مسلم لیگ (ن) کے پارلیمانی بورڈ کی سفارشات پر پارٹی قائد محمد نواز شریف اور صدر پاکستان مسلم لیگ ن شہباز شریف کی منظوری سے آزاد جموں و کشمیر کے انتخابات میں پارٹی امیدواروں کو ٹکٹ جاری کر دیئے گئے ہیں۔@pmln_org pic.twitter.com/VuM54GF4oJ — Marriyum Aurangzeb (@Marriyum_A) June 9, 2021 She wrote, “With the approval of party leader Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif on the recommendations of the PML-N parliamentary board, tickets have been issued to party candidates in the Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections.” The document said that over 250 candidates were interviewed and processed. It also said that candidates for the remaining 9 constituencies will be announced shortly. Out of 36 candidates, 24 are currently in the sitting assembly, including Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider and Speaker Shah Ghulam Qadir. They had been allotted tickets from two constituencies each in Neelum and Jhelum valley districts, respectively. It is to be noted that the PML-N granted tickets to two women.