Islamabad, July 27, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr Arif Alvi administered the oath to Chaudhary Parvez Elahi as Chief Minister Punjab in a graceful ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today. The ceremony was attended by the senior leadership of PML (Q) and PTI, offi and members of the civil society in large number. Chaudhary Moonis Elahi, Chaudhry Wajahat Hussain, Chaudhary Hussain Elahi, Chaudhry Rasik Elahi, Sheikh Rashid, Fawad Chaudhary, Pervaiz Khatak, Babar Awan, Senator Shibli Faraz, Farrukh Habib, Noor up Haq Qadri, Ali Zaidi, Senator Azam Swati, Malik Main Aslam, Senator Faisal Javed, Sheharyar Afridi, Shehbaz Gill and Amir Mehmood Kiani also witnessed the ceremony.
Earlier, Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, Chief Minister Elect called on President Dr Arif Alvi. The President congratulated him on his election as Chief Minister of Punjab. Oath taking ceremony was held in pursuance of the Supreme Court’s direction contained in the judgment on CP No. 22 against the ruling of Deputy Speaker, Punjab Assembly on 22.07.2022 wherein Supreme Court directed the Governor, Punjab to arrange and administer oath of office to the petitioner as the duly elected Chief Minister, Punjab in accordance with law and the Constitution not later than 11:30 pm tonight i.e. 26.07.2022. In case, the Governor, Punjab is unable or unwilling to administer such oath, the President of Pakistan may forthwith administer oath of office to the petitioner as Chief Minister, Punjab.
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