Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan was sworn-in as the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan at the President House in Islamabad today.
Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to Khan.
As per the schedule, before the ceremony took place, Pakistan’s national anthem was played out. Following the oath-taking ceremony, the signing of documents took place.
Khan, who led the Pakistan cricket team to their only World Cup victory in 1992, assumed the prime ministerial post after more than two decades, since joining politics in 1996.
The members of the 1992 winning squad attended the swearing-in ceremony. From India, former cricketer and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who arrived in Pakistan yesterday, attended the ceremony.
On Friday, Khan was elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, defeating his rival Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidate Shehbaz Sharif.