Mehmood Khan sworn-in as KP Chief Minister

Staff Reporter


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Mehmood Khan was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday.
Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, administered oath to the new chief minister in a ceremony held at the Governor House. The ceremony was attended by newly-elected MPAs, expected ministers, senators and government authorities.
On Thursday, Mahmood Khan was elected as new KP CM for next five years by securing 77 votes. Opposition’s candidate Mian Nisar Gul remained second with 33 votes.
Talking to reporters after the oath-taking ceremony, KP Governor Jhagra said that he had submitted his resignation letter to the president.
“I have fulfilled my constitutional responsibilities,” he said. The president is yet to approve the resignation. Jhagra was appointed as the provincial governor in 2016.

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