Azam Khan appointed as caretaker KP CM
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and the opposition have agreed on appointing former bureaucrat Mohammad Azam Khan as the caretaker chief minister.
A notification issued by the KP Governor House stated that ‘Mr Mahmood Khan, the outgoing Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Mr Akram Khan Durrani, Leader of the Opposition in the outgoing Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have informed me on 20th January, 2023 through a note dated 20th January, 2023 that they have agreed to nominate Mr M. Azam Khan to be appointed as Caretaker Chief Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.’
The Governor Haji Ghulam Ali signed the appointment of Azam Khan as Caretaker Chief Minister early this morning.
The notification was issued today by the KP governor, according to which Azam Khan has been appointed as the caretaker chief minister in terms of Clause (IA) of the Article 224 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan 1973.
It stated that further necessary action may be taken for the administration of the oath to the caretaker CM by the governor.