Shillong, Sept 18: Two time legislator from Mawthadraishan constituency H Brolding Nongsiej was sworn in as minister in the Conrad Sangma led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) coalition government on Wednesday.
Governor Tathagata Roy administered Nongsiej the oath of office at the Raj Bhawan here.
Nongsiej took the oath in English.
It may be reminded, the cabinet seat is vacant after Metbah Lyngdoh resigned as the Minister of Tourism.
Those present during the swearing-in ceremony, was Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, Assembly Speaker, Metbah Lyngdoh, cabinet Minister Hamletson Dohling and other legislators of the ruling coalition.
Speaking to media persons after the swearing in Nongsiej said that he is happy of getting an opportunity to serve the people of the State in the capacity of the Minister.