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Elections Will Be Held on Time, Transparent: Caretaker PM

Islamabad (June  01, 2018): Caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk on Friday has said elections will be held on time and transparency is a top and foremost priority.

In an informal chat with media persons after his oath-taking ceremony, he said the elections will be held on time. He said I will work according to the mandate given to me.

Nasirul Mulk said today is my first day at the job and I am starting work right away.To a question, he said the size of federal cabinet would be small.

The caretaker Prime Minister also expressed good wishes for his predecessor Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Earlier, President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the caretaker Prime Minister at a ceremony currently held at the President House.

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Former PM, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Chairman Senate, Deputy chairman, Former NA Speaker, Ayaz Sadiq, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Services Chiefs, politicians and other officials were also present at the ceremony. Mulk is the seventh caretaker prime minister of Pakistan.Later, Caretaker Prime Minister, Justice Retired, Nasirul Mulk after taking the oath of his office, reached the PM House, where he was given guard of honour inspecting the guard of honour.

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It is worth mentioning here that Nasir ul Mulk’s name was announced at a joint presser by PM Abbasi and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah on May 28. Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq was also present along with some ministers.