APP65-20 LAHORE: August 20 - Acting Governor Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi administering oath to newly elected Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Bazdar at Governor House. Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Professor Dr. Hasan Askari-Rizvi also present on the occasion. APP photo by Chaudhry Ansar


LAHORE, Aug 20 (APP):Sardar Usman Ahmed Khan Buzdar was sworn in as the Punjab chief minsiter in a solemn ceremony at the Governor’s House here on Monday.
Acting Punjab Governor Ch Pervaiz Elahi administered the oath
at the Darbar Hall with caretaker Punjab Chief Minsiter Dr Hassan Askari Rizvi, members of the provincial assembly, representatives from the
armed forces, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership, lawyers and members of civil society in attendance.
Chief Secretary Punjab Akbar Hussain Durrani read out the order of
the appointment during the ceremony which started with recitation from
the holy Quran.
Prominent among the guests were governor-designate Chaudhry
Muhamamd Sarwar, ministers of the caretaker cabinet including Ahmed
Waqas Riaz and Zia Haider Rizvi, MPAs from the Southern Punjab, Senior PTI leaders former opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, Aleem Khan, Dr Yasmin Rashid, Waleed Iqbal, MPAs, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Syed Kaleem Imam, the government functionaries and people from the newly elected Chief Minsiter Sardar
Usman Buzdar’s constituency.