Barrister Syed Masood Kausar took oath as Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday in an oath-taking ceremony administered by Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Justice Ijaz Afzal in the Governor House Peshawar. Masood is the 28th Governor of the province. He replaced Owais Ahmad Ghani after completion of his 3-year period. Masood Kausar, the brother of noted Urdu poet Ahmad Faraz, is a veteran PPP leader and has served on important positions in the party.