PM Imran Khan finalises names for 20-member federal cabinet
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has finalized the name of 20-member federal cabinet.
According to the details issued by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry, the cabinet includes fifteen ministers and five advisors. Cabinet members will take oath at the President House in Islamabad on Monday.
The cabinet has 10 ministries divided among Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members while some of the ministries also went to PTI’s allies, the MQM-P, AML and PML-Q.
The portfolio of Finance & Economic Affairs Ministry will be given to Asad Umar while Shah Mehmood Qureshi will be the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Shireen Mazari will be Minister for Human Rights, Ghulam Sarwar Khan Petroleum Minister, Zubaida Jalal Minister for Defence Production, Fawad Ahmad Information Minister while Shafqat Mehmood Education Minister.
Aamir Mahmood Kiani will be given the portfolio of National Health and Services, Defence Minister will be Pervez Khattak.
Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui got Information Technology ministry, Railway to Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad and Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony to Noorul Haque Qadri.
Dr Farogh Naseem will be the Minister for Law and Justice, Chaudhry Tariq Bashir Cheema for States and Frontier Regions while Dr Fehmida Mirza will be Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination.
The advisors of prime minister included Muhammad Shehbaz Arbab on Establishment Division, Abdul Razzaq Daud on Commerce and Textile, Dr Ishrat Hussain for Institutional Reforms and Austerity, Amin Aslam on Climate Change and Zahee-ud-din Babar Awan for Parliamentary Affairs.