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23 January 2020

Sher Jahan Mir takes Oath as the Caretaker Chief Minister GB

Gilgit:  Sher Jahan Mir, the prominent banker of Gilgit Baltistan took oath as the caretaker Chief Minister GB, here on Friday, December 12.

The swearing –in ceremony took place at the governor house and the Governor Gilgit-Baltistan, Pir Karam Ali Shah administered the oath. Dignitaries including former CM Syed Mehdi Shah and former members of GBLA along with officials from different organizations attended the ceremony.

According to a notification, Barjis Tahir, the Minister Kashmir and GB had earlier sent Sher Jahan Mir’s name to the Prime Minister after consultation with Syed Mehdi Shah, the then CM and Haji janbaz Khan, leader  of the opposition  in GBLA.

Sher Jahan Mir’s name was being considered for some position of the kind since long, as back in 2009, news were published on his appointment to the slot of governor GB but it didn’t materialize later.

Sher Jahan Mir will hold this position as long as the elections in GB are conducted for GBLA. It's to be mentioned that he has been heading Karakoram Cooperative Bank Limited (KCBL) for long as the CEO/General Manager. 

DT Monitoring Desk
Photo Credits: 
Shahzada GM