Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Former bureaucrat Azam Khan takes oath as KP Caretaker CM

Former bureaucrat Azam Khan takes oath as KP Caretaker CM

PESHAWAR (APP) - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Caretaker Chief Minister Muhammad Azam Khan Saturday said that cooperation would be extended to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold a free and fair electoral process in the province.

He was talking to journalists after taking the oath of his office in a ceremony in Peshawar.

The caretaker chief minister said that he had also provided full cooperation to the ECP during his capacity as interior secretary. He said that efforts would be made to further strengthen the security situation in the existing scenario, adding measures would be taken to control inflation through well-devised strategy and proper planning.

Earlier, the KP Governor signed the summary to appoint Mohammad Azam Khan as Caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The name of caretaker chief minister was suggested by ex-Chief Minister KP Mahmood Khan and Opposition Leader Akram Khan Durrani during a joint press conference.