Newly-elected Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Barrister Khalid Khurshid takes oath
GILGIT (92 News) – Barrister Khalid Khurshid, the newly-elected chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan, took the oath of his office on Tuesday.
Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Raja Jalal Hussain Yasin administered the oath to the chief minister.
Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Afzal Khan and Speaker Amjad Zaidi were also present.
On Monday, PTI's Barrister Khalid Khurshid was elected chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan for the five-year term. Speaker Amjad Zaidi presided over the special session. Barrister Khalid Khurshid secured 22 votes, while Amjad Hussain advocate of the opposition alliance got nine votes.
Barrister Khalid Khurshid belongs to bordering area of Ratto. He was elected as MLA from GBA-13, Astore-I on the ticket of the PTI.