Mir Gazanfar Sworn in as Gilgit-Baltistan Governor

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SRINAGAR:Mir Gazanfar Ali Khan with Pak PM Nawaz Sharif.

Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan has taken oath as the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan Tuesday in Gilgit, the erstwhile province of Jammu and Kashmir.

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.

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.

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