Shahid Khaqan Abbasi receives guard of honor at PM House

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Newly-elected Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi received a guard of honor on his arrival at the PM House today (Thursday).

According to details, the guard of honor, which was given to the PM by Pakistan Army, was also inspected by the premier. National anthem of Pakistan was also played on the occasion. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would officially start his work today.

Earlier on Tuesday, President Mamnoon Hussain had administered an oath to Shahid Khaqan Abbasi after he was voted as the leader of the House in National Assembly (NA).

The ceremony was attended by chiefs of the three armed forces among dignitaries. Abbasi had secured 221 votes in the assembly.

On Wednesday, PM Shahid Khaqan said the cabinet ministers will take oath within one or two days, adding that the ruling party was conducting a consultation on the names of cabinet members.

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