GILGIT: Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan took oath as Governor Gilgit-Baltistan in Gilgit on Tuesday.

Chief Judge Supreme Appellate Court Dr. Rana Mohammad Shamim administered the oath.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Minister for Kashmir Affairs Barjees Tahir, Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman and other officials attended the oath-taking ceremony.

The decision to appoint him as Governor of Gilgit Baltistan was taken by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Earlier, Barjees Tahir was the Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Mir Ghazanfar Ali Khan was elected as member Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assemble (GBLA) from GBLA-6 Hunza-Nagar.