GILGIT: Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan took oath as Governor Gilgit-Baltistan in Gilgit today (Tuesday), the Radio Pakistan reported.
Chief Judge Supreme Appellate Court Dr. Rana Mohammad Shamim administered the oath.
The oath-taking ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir, and Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman attended.
Mir Ghazanfar Ali, a sitting member of the region’s legislative assembly from Hunza district, had served as the first chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, at the time when General (retd) Pervez Musharraf was president.
The decision to appoint him as Governer of Gilgit Baltistan was taken by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
During his visit, the Prime Minister will also meet quake affected people in the region and distribute financial assistance