Prime Minister Portfolio

Amendment of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution Act, 1974(VIII of 1974)

Prime Minister Portfolio

Raja Farooq Haider Khan (Urdu: راجہ فاروق حیدر خان‎) is the current Prime Minister/Chief Minister of Pakistani Azad Kashmir. Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan took the oath for the Office of Prime Minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir on 31 July 2016 as the 9th Prime Minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir. He belongs to the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz.

Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan belongs to well known political family & inherited the career from his family, his father Raja Muhammad Haider Khan (Late) led the Muslim Conference being the President of Muslim Conference two times i.e. in 1960 & 1963. His mother Mohterma Saeeda Khan (late) holds the honor to be the first female Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly in the history of Azad Jammu & Kashmir.

His uncle Raja Muhammad Latif Khan was elected as a Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly in 1970. His sister Miss Naureen Haider also remained a Member of AJ& K Legislative Assembly from 1991 to 1996.


Early Life


Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan born on 14 January 1955. He received his school education from Abbotabad Public School (APS) - (one of the most renowned & historic educational institution in the North West of Pakistan). After intermediate from A.P.S he completed the graduation from Govt. College Lahore-(one of the oldest seats of learning in the Muslim world).

Previous Posts Held

  • From 1986 to 1990, he remained President of Muslim Conference District Muzaffarabad, AJ&K.
  • From 1989 to 2001, he remained Chairman Central Parliamentary Board of Muslim Conference AJ&K.
  • From 1997 to 2001, he remained General Secretary Muslim Conference AJ&K.
  • From 2004 to 2006, he remained Senior Deputy President Muslim Conference AJ&K.
  • In 1985, he was elected as a Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly & held the portfolio of Senior Minister as well as Education Minister. In 1991, he was again elected as a Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly & served as a Minister. From 2001 to 2003, He remained Chairman Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission.
  • From 2003 to 2006, he remained Special Assistant to Prime Minister of AJ&K.
  • In 2006, he was again elected as a Member of AJ&K Legislative Assembly and held the portfolio of Chairman Public Accounts Committee.