PTI announces 23-member of Punjab cabinet
LAHORE (92 News) – The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government announced Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has announced a twenty-three member cabinet for Punjab.
The decision to this effect was made after a meeting of PTI leaders chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today.
According to an official document, the PTI nominated the cabinet members including Samiullah Chaudhary as Food, Hafiz Mumtaz as Excise Taxation and Narcotics, Makhdoom Hashim Bakht as Finance Minister, Fayyazul Hassan Chohan as Information and Culture, Yasir Humayun Sarfraz as Higher Education and Tourism, Mian Mehmoodur Rashid as Housing and Development, Mian Aslam Iqbal as Industries, Commerce and Investment and Aleem Khan as Local Government and Special Health Care.
Besides them Taimoor Khan appointed as Youth Affairs, Raja Basharat as Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Raja Rashid Hafeez as Revenue, Dr Yasmeen Rashid as Primary and Secondary Healthcare and Medication Educaion Punjab, Ansar Majeed Niazi as Labor and Manpower, Mohsin Leghari as Education. Murad Ras named as School Education and Muhammad Akram Chaudhary appointed as Advisor Political Affairs.
Muhammad Sabtain Khan, Asif Nikai, Amar Yasir, Malik Nouman Langria, Hussain Dareshak, Ch Zaheer and Hashim Dogar will be announced later.
The new cabinet is expected to take oath on Tuesday next, however, the final date has not yet been announced.
Earlier, the Prime Minister Imran Khan interviewed lawmakers for the selection process of Punjab cabinet.
The meeting was attended by Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, Aleem Khan, Dr Yasmin Rashid, Mian Mahmood-ur-Rashid and others.