ISLAMABAD: Former Chief Secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mohammad Azam Khan took charge as the caretaker interior minister on Tuesday.
Muhammad Azam Khan met with Interior Secretary Arshad Mirza at the Ministry of Interior after being sworn in as part of the six-member federal cabinet. Azam Khan held an informal meeting where he was introduced to officials at the Ministry of Interior.
During the meeting, Azam Khan told officials at the Ministry of Interior that it was the responsibility of the caretaker government to hold free and fair elections.
Apart from Khan, the caretaker cabinet includes former governor of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Shamshad Akhtar, former Pakistan ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah Hussain Haroon, former senator Roshan Khursheed Bharucha, Mohammad Yousuf Sheikh, and Syed Ali Zafar.