Justice (retd) Dost Muhammad Khan takes oath as caretaker CM KP

Justice (retd) Dost Muhammad Khan has sworn in as the sixth caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Wednesday.

Governor KP Iqbal Zafar Jhagra administered oath  from caretaker Chief Minister in a ceremony at the Governor House in Peshawar. 

Former CM Pervez Khattak and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz  (PML-N) provincial leader Amir Muqam were those who attended the ceremony. 

Justice (retd) Dost Muhammad Khan spoke to media after taking the oath, he assured, "Will complete the mission given by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and Constitution."

He said, "We will ensure free and fair elections are held as per schedule." 

Moreover, He said, "Will try my best to ensure the nation gets maximum relief during my brief term in the government."

While talking about the interim cabinet, he told, "My cabinet will be small and will be appointed on the basis of merit."  

Earlier, on Tuesday, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) named Justice (retd) Khan as the caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the provincial government and opposition failed to reach a consensus on nominating caretaker CM. 

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