Mehbooba invites Omar for her swearing-in ceremony

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister-designate Mehbooba Mufti Saturday called up former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to invite him for her swearing-in ceremony scheduled on April 4.

“Very gracious of Mehbooba Mufti Sahiba to phone & invite me to her oath taking ceremony. I look forward to being there on the 4th,” National Conference working president Omar Abdullah tweeted.

Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Jitendra Singh are also scheduled to attend the swearing-in ceremony of PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister on Monday.

Mehbooba is scheduled to be sworn-in as the first woman chief minister of the state on April 4 in Jammu.