Jammu, Dec.21: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N. N. Vohra administered oath of office and secrecy to Sajjad Ahmad Kitchloo as Minister of State at a function held at Raj Bhavan here this afternoon.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad, Chairman, Legislative Council Amrit Malhotra, Mubarak Gul, Speaker, Legislative Assembly, and members of the state cabinet, besides other distinguished invitees, attended the event.
Chief Minister Abdullah, in pursuance of Rule 5 of the Jammu and Kashmir Government Business Rules, designated Kitchloo as Minister of State(Independent Charge) of Industries and Commerce.
Kitchloo would also be Minister of State for Home, R and B and Mechanical Engineering, Housing and Urban Development, Tourism and Culture. (ANI)