Chief Election Commissioner Mr. Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mughal completed his term as Chief Election Commissioner AJK on 19/02/2019. Mr. Justice (Rtd) Abdul Rashid Sulehria Senior member Election Commission assumed the responsibilities of acting Chief Election Commissioner AJK on 20/02/2019.
Abdul Rashid Sulehria graduated from Punjab University Lahore and graduated in Law from Islamia Law College Karachi. He joined Central Bar Association Muzaffarabad in 1982 as an Advocate. He was appointed as Sub Judge in AJK Judiciary in 1987. Mr. Sulehria Joined Sharia Academy in 1989 for Sharia training.
Got promoted as Additional District and Sessions Judge in 2001. Later on was promoted as District and Sessions Judge in May 2003.
After that he served as Chairman Income Tax Appellate Tribunal AJK from 2007 to 2009. Thereafter he was elevated as Judge Shariat Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Chairman Environmental Tribunal.
Mr. A.R. Sulehria was elevated as Judge High Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in 2013 and got retirement as Judge High Court in 2014.
Joined AJK Election Commission as Senior Member on 02/10/2018.