Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
Soomro takes oath as Pakistan's caretaker PM
+ -
15:49, November 16, 2007

 Related News
 Musharraf: Senate chairman to lead caretaker cabinet
 Pakistan senate chairman to be caretaker cabinet PM
 Musharraf: Pakistan's caretaker cabinet to take oath Friday
 Pakistan's Official: Musharraf to doff uniform by Dec. 1
 U.S. urges Pakistan to lift state of emergency
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Senate Chairman Muhammadmian Soomro Friday took oath as Pakistan's prime minister of the caretaker cabinet, according to the state-run PTV.

President General Pervez Musharraf administered the oath at the Aiwan-e-Sadr presidential palace in the capital of Islamabad.

At the ceremony, Musharraf said that it was the smoothest government transition in Pakistan's history.

Mohammedmian Soomro was appointed as the caretaker prime minister after the National Assembly, lower house of the parliament, and the government led by Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz was dissolved on the completion of the five-year term.

The oath taking ceremony was attended by outgoing Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, former ministers, services chiefs and top civil and military officials.

Mohammedmian Soomro, a former banker, was working as Senate chairman till his new assignment.

The 57-year-old Mohammedmian Soomro, a close confidant of Musharraf, is from a renowned political family of the southern Pakistani province of Sindh that has been active in public life since 1923.

Source: Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Yi readies for Yao with win
Defense minister: Norway not to spread its forces in Afghanistan
Germany commits over 48 mln USD in grants for Cambodia

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90851/6304252.pdf