Raja Pervaiz Ashraf sworn in as 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan
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Raja Pervaiz Ashraf sworn in as 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan

Islamabad : Pakistan | Jun 22, 2012 at 1:26 PM PDT
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ISLAMABAD: Newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was sworn in as 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan here on Friday, Geo News reported.

President Asif Ali Zardari administered oath to the new prime minister in a ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr.

The president also administered oath to twenty-seven ministers and eleven ministers of state as the federal cabinet was also sworn in.

The ministers who took oath include Rana Farooq Saeed‚ Sardar Al-Haj Muhammad Umar Gorgage‚ Firdous Ashiq Awan‚ Hina Rabbani Khar‚ Samina Khalid Ghurki‚ Makhdoom Shahabuddin‚ Syed Naveed Qamar‚ Farzana Raja‚ Engineer Shaukatullah‚ Syed Khursheed Shah‚ Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani‚ Babar Khan Ghauri‚ Israrullah Zehri‚ Arbab Alamgir‚ Ghulam Ahmad Bilour‚ Qamar Zaman Kaira‚ Farooq H. Naek‚ Ch. Pervaiz Elahi‚ Makhdoom Amin Faheem‚ Abdul Hafeez Shaikh‚ Ch. Ahmad Mukhtar‚ Mian Manzoor Watto‚ Nazar Muhammad Gondal‚ Dr. Farooq Sattar‚ Haji Khuda Bakhsh Rajar‚ Maula Bakhsh Chandio and Changez Jamali.

The ministers of state who took oath are Tasneem Ahmad Qureshi‚ Chaudhary Imtiaz Safdar Warraich‚ Abbas Khan Afridi‚ Dost Muhammad Mazari‚ Saleem Haider Khan‚ Nawabzada Malik Ammad Khan‚ Moazzam Ali Jatoi‚ Malik Azmat Khan‚ Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari‚ Dr. Nadeem Ahsan and Raheela Baloch.

Speaker National Assembly Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Chairman Senate Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari, Parliamentarians, services chiefs, and high-ranking officials attended the ceremony.

Former prime minster Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani was also among the guests who were present on the occasion.

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Raja Pervaiz Ashraf sworn in as 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was sworn in as 25th Prime Minister of Pakistan here on Friday, Geo News reported. President Asif Ali Zardari administered oath to the new prime minister in a ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr. The president also administered oath to twenty-seven ministers and eleven ministers of state as the federal cabinet was also sworn in. The ministers who took oath include Rana Farooq Saeed‚ Sardar Al-Haj Muhammad Umar Gorgage‚ Firdous Ashiq Awan‚ Hina Rabbani Khar‚ Samina Khalid Ghurki‚ Makhdoom Shahabuddin‚ Syed Naveed Qamar‚ Farzana Raja‚ Engineer Shaukatullah‚ Syed Khursheed Shah‚ Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani‚ Babar Khan Ghauri‚ Israrullah Zehri‚ Arbab Alamgir‚ Ghulam Ahmad Bilour‚ Qamar Zaman Kaira‚ Farooq H. Naek‚ Ch. Pervaiz Elahi‚ Makhdoom Amin Faheem‚ Abdul Hafeez Shaikh‚ Ch. Ahmad Mukhtar‚ Mian Manzoor Watto‚ Nazar Muhammad Gondal‚ Dr. Farooq Sattar‚ Haji Khuda Bakhsh Rajar‚ Maula Bakhsh Chandio and Changez Jamali. The ministers of state who took oath are Tasneem Ahmad Qureshi‚ Chaudhary Imtiaz Safdar Warraich‚ Abbas Khan Afridi‚ Dost Muhammad Mazari‚ Saleem Haider Khan‚ Nawabzada Malik Ammad Khan‚ Moazzam Ali Jatoi‚ Malik Azmat Khan‚ Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari‚ Dr. Nadeem Ahsan and Raheela Baloch. Speaker National Assembly Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Chairman Senate Syed Nayyar Hussain Bukhari, Parliamentarians, services chiefs, and high-ranking officials attended the ceremony. Former prime minster Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani was also among the guests who were present on the occasion.
mnadeem786 is based in Faisalābād, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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