ISLAMABAD (APP) - Dr Shama Khalid on Tuesday took oath as Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan, becoming the first woman assuming governorship in the countrys history. The chief judge Supreme Appellate Court of Gilgit-Baltistan administered oath to Dr Shama Khalid at a special investiture ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr, witnessed by President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Syed Mehdii Shah and federal ministers. President Zardari had appointed Dr Shama Khalid as the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan on Monday. Shama Khalid is a leading social worker, who voluntarily worked in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan by establishing free summer medical camps every year. Her appointment as Governor Gilgit-Baltistan is welcomed across the country as she is the first woman governor representing immensely talented womenfolk of the country.