Imran Khan takes oath as 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday took oath as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan at a ceremony held at the President House in Islamabad.

Imran Khan was administered his oath by President Mamnoon Hussain. The ceremony commenced with the national anthem, followed by recitation of verses from the Holy Quran.

Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasirul Mulk, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, senior PTI leaders, former Indian cricket star Navjot Singh Sidhu, cricketer-turned-commentator Rameez Raja, legendary paceman Wasim Akram, newly elected Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, singers Salman Ahmed and Abrarul Haq, actor Javaid Sheikh and former National Assembly speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza among others attended the ceremony.

After the oath-taking, Imran Khan was presented a guard of honour the Prime Minister Office.

On Friday, the National Assembly elected Imran Khan as Prime Minister of Pakistan, 22 years after he entered politics.

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