PM Imran Khan arrives in GB, attends oath-taking ceremony of cabinet


GILGIT : Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in Gilgit-Baltistan and attended the oath-taking ceremony of cabinet members.

GB governor administered oaths to the newly-elected members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA).

Earlier, PM Imran Khan scheduled to visit Gilgit-Baltistan today to attend the oath-taking ceremony of new GB cabinet. He is accompanied by chief organiser Saifullah Khan Niazi, Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan (FB) Ali Amin Gandapur and Adviser to PM on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam.
During his visit, PM Imran Khan will also meet governor, chief minister and cabinet members.

On November 30, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Barrister Khalid Khursheed had been elected as Gilgit-Baltistan’s new chief minister.

The election for the leader of the house of Gilgit Baltistan Assembly had held through the show of hands in the GB Assembly Hall in Gilgit on Monday.

Muhammad Khalid Khursheed got 22 votes while the opposition nominated candidate Amjad Hussain secured 9 votes. The session was presided over by Speaker Syed Amjad Ali Zaidi.

Last week, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had clinched both speaker and deputy speaker seats in the Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly (GBLA).