Imran sworn in as 22nd prime minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Islamabad: Pakistan´s World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan took oath as the 22nd prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday at a ceremony held at the President House.
The oath was attended by the country’s top political and military leaders. First Lady Bushra Imran was also present at the ceremony.
The oath was administered by President Mamnoon Hussain,
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and the country’s naval and air force chiefs were also present at the ceremony along with interim Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk, Dr Hasan Askari, Asad Umar, Chaudhry Sarwar, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Shireen Mazari, Jahangir Tareen, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Prime Minister Imran Khan was presented a guard of honour Saturday as he arrived at the PM House soon after taking oath of his office here at the President House.
The national anthem was played and a contingent of the three services presented him salute. Imran Khan inspected the guard of honour.
The Prime Minister was later introduced to the staff of the Prime Minister House.