PESHAWAR: Justice (r) Dost Mohammad has taken oath as caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today (Wednesday).
According to details, Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered oath to the interim CM in a ceremony that was attended by speaker Asad Qaisar, Pervez Khattak, Amir Maqam, former members of provincial assemblies and senior lawyers.
Talking to media, newly-elected caretaker CM pledged to form cabinet on merit and also vowed to timely complete the work allotted by ECP and the constitution. Will hold fair elections in the province, he added.
He also assured to provide facilities for the relief of general masses in his brief tenure, adding that step related to the budget will be taken as per law.
It is to be mentioned here that Dost Mohammad’s name was suggested by the officials of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) during a presser after a six-member parliamentary committee failed to reach consensus.