PESHAWAR: Justice (retd) Arshad Hussain Shah on Sunday changed into sworn in as the brand new caretaker leader minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
KP Governor Haji Ghulam Ali administered the oath to Shah at a rite held at the Governor house. Peshawar high court docket chief Justice Mohammad Ibrahim Khan, inspector fashionable of police, recommend trendy, former provincial ministers and other referred to personalities had been a number of the attendees of the ceremony.
earlier nowadays, the governor signed the summary of Shah’s appointment as the new interim chief government of the province.
The improvement comes after Muhammad Azam Khan — who become the caretaker leader minister — passed away after tormented by a heart attack an afternoon earlier.
Azam turned into appointed as the period in-between CM in January this 12 months following the dissolution of the provincial assembly by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led authorities.
Following his demise, former KP CM Mahmood Khan and opposition chief Akram Khan Durrani held a consultative meeting to speak about the appointment of the new provincial chief executive.
the two leaders finalised Shah’s call and despatched the precis to the governor for approval.
Hailing from Abbottabad, Shah turned into serving as the regulation minister in former CM Muhammad Azam Khan’s cupboard. before becoming a member of the cupboard he had additionally served as the leader justice of the Gilgit Baltistan from 2019-2022.
ahead in their assembly, Durrani stated that KP had plunged into a crisis after Azam’s dying. He brought that the problem of appointment might be resolved nowadays.
“i will speak the appointment of intervening time CM with preparation. i can additionally convince Mahmood Khan as nobody rejects my guidelines,” he had said.
On Saturday, Governor Ali had written a letter to Mahmood and Durrani, asking them to decide on a call for the provincial put up.
‘Will help ECP in carrying out elections as per SC instructions’
speaking to Geo information after taking the oath of his office, the interim leader minister vowed that he would assist the Election commission of Pakistan (ECP) in retaining free and truthful polls as in line with the instructions of the perfect courtroom.
“All affairs of the province could be run according with the regulation,” he introduced.
Shah in addition stated that a brand new cabinet could be shaped after session with all the stakeholders. Responding to a query, the newly-appointed leader govt stated that he could awareness on improving the regulation and order state of affairs within the province.
PTI no longer to simply accept CM
meanwhile, PTI leader Zahir Khan Toru said that the celebration could not be given the new leader minister whose appointment is determined by means of the previous CM and opposition chief.
Toru stated that they would move the court docket if the brand new leader minister’s appointment is performed by way of Khan and Durrani. He similarly confused that the problem should be solved constitutionally, saying that the governor need to now not make his formulation.
“the brand new CM chosen via Mahmood Khan, Ghulam Ali and Akram Khan Durrani could be a political one,” he said, adding that a level-playing discipline is not expected from the chosen chief executive.