Former bureaucrat Azam Khan on Saturday took oath as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s caretaker chief minister after the government and opposition agreed upon his appointment.
Just Hours before taking the oath, Governor Haji Ghulam Ali appointed the former provincial chief secretary as the interim CM as he was named the consensus candidate by the KP government and Opposition, days after the provincial assembly was dissolved.
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The notification issued today by the KP governor in which it was mentioned that according to which Khan has been appointed as the caretaker chief minister in terms of Clause (IA) of the Article 224 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973.
“I, HAM GHULAM ALI, the Governor, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, hereby appoint Mr. M. Azam Khan, as the Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in terms of Clause (IA) of Article 224 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973,” the governor’s order reads.
Azam Khan who takes oath as Caretaker CM of KPK is a retired bureaucrat and former chief secretary with a good reputation in the province He had served as the KP finance minister, federal secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources, and federal secretary of Ministry of Religious Affairs.
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