Jam Kamal Khan sworn in as CM Balochistan

Jam Kamal Khan sworn in as CM Balochistan

Quetta (Staff Report): Mir Jam Kamal Khan was sworn in as 16th Chief Minister of Balochistan on Sunday.

Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai administered oath at a graceful ceremony held at Governor House.

Oath taking ceremony was attended by the Speaker Provincial Assembly Mir Abdul Qaddus Bizenjo, Deputy Speaker Assembly Sardar Babar Musa Khel, Caretaker Chief Minister Allauddin Marri, elected representatives and high ranking officials.

Kamal was elected as Leader of the House during Balochistan Assembly session yesterday. He got 39 votes and his opponent Younas Aziz Zehri secured 20 votes.

After securing the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's support, BAP got 30 out of 50 general seats in the Balochistan Assembly, giving it a simple majority to form the provincial government without support from other parties.

Earlier, Abdul Quddus Bizenjo took oath as Balochistan Assembly Speaker. Bizenjo got 39 votes while his opponent Nawaz Kakar secured 20 votes.

The law makers in Balochistan Assembly on Thursday voted for the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker.