ISLAMABAD: PML-N Gilgit Baltistan President Hafeezur Rehman will take oath as the Chief Minister of province.
Prime Mininster Nawaz Sharif had to attend oath taking ceremony but due to bad weather conditions he is unable to attend. The oath taking cermony is being held at Governor House in Gilgit-B
According to the reliable sources, the cabinet of province will be announced later.
Prime Minister also congratulated the new Giligit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly Speaker Haji Fida Mohammad Naushad and Deputy Speaker jafar Allah Khan on being elected unopposed.
Elections held on 12th June 2015 in Gilgit Baltistan under the supervision of Pakistan Army. PML-N won the elections on 12 seats out of 24. PTI, Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen, independent candidates, each got 2 seats. PPP, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam and islami Tehreek, each got 1 seat only.
“Restoration of merit and elimination of corruption would be among my top priorities. Our government will work honestly for the betterment of province keeping the opposition in confidence” said Hafeezur Rehman
PPP and PTI blamed PML-N for rigging in elections of G-B 2015.