ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday administered oath of office to Shehryar Afridi as State Minister for Interior.
The oath-taking ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr was attended by politicians and senior officials, a President House press release said issued here.
Shehryar Afridi is Member of National Assembly from Kohat.
Afridi has been attending security meetings for the past few days after his nomination as state minister by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Citing the critical nature of internal security and PTI’s agenda of anti-corruption, the prime minister has kept the portfolio of interior with himself.
“As i take oath today,i thank Allah for gang me this responsibility & pray that gv me strength to fulfil my promises. Thank you Kohat for choosing me as ur Rep & IK 4 believing in me, thank u Pakistan for giving me this honor.Heading for safer, prosperous Naya Pak Inn Shaa Allah”, Afridi tweeted after taking oath.