GILGIT : Caretaker Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan Sher Jahan Mir took oath of his office here on Friday.  The swearing–in ceremony took place at the Governor House and Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Pir Karam Ali Shah administered the oath. Dignitaries including former CM Syed Mehdi Shah and former members of GBLA along with officials from different organisations attended the ceremony.  On Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had appointed Sher Jahan Mir as the caretaker chief minister of Gilgit-Baltistan after the legislative assembly completed its five-year tenure.

According to a notification, Sher Jahan Mir’s name was sent to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after consultation with Syed Mehdi Shah, the then CM and Haji Janbaz Khan, leader  of the opposition  in GBLA.