Iqbal Za­far Jha­gra sworn as Gov­er­nor KP

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Se­nior mem­ber of Pak­istan Mus­lim League-Nawaz (PMLN) Iqbal Za­far Jha­gra was sworn in as the 29th Gov­er­nor of Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa dur­ing a cer­e­mony held at the Gov­er­nor's House in Pe­shawar on Fri­day, re­ported Dunya News.

Chief Jus­tice Pe­shawar High Court Jus­tice Mazhar Alam Miankhel took the oath from Jha­gra. Chief Min­is­ter (CM) Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa Pevez Khat­tak, for­mer gov­er­nor Sar­dar Me­htab Ab­basi along with var­i­ous pro­vin­cial min­is­ters and lead­ers of political par­ties were present at the event. Jha­gra will serve as the 29th gov­er­nor of Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa. Prior to oc­cu­py­ing this des­ig­na­tion, he has served as a sen­a­tor.

He re­cently re­lin­quished from his post as a mem­ber of the Se­nate af­ter be­ing nom­i­nated as gov­er­nor. Se­cu­rity was kept tight dur­ing the en­tire event. Khy­ber road was blocked from one side whereas many party mem­bers were not al­lowed to at­tend the cer­e­mony de­spite hav­ing the en­trance cards with them which made the up­set work­ers to protest out­side the gov­er­nor house.

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