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Pakistan: Imran Khan's 21-member Cabinet sworn in

16 ministers, 5 advisers take oath at President House in capital Islamabad

Pakistan: Imran Khan's 21-member Cabinet sworn in

By Islamuddin Sajid


Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan’s 21-member Cabinet has been sworn in on Monday.

President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to 16 elected ministers and five advisors at the President House in capital Islamabad.

Prime minister Imran Khan, speaker of National Assembly Asad Qaiser and other officials also attended the ceremony.

Following are the names of the Cabinet members and their portfolios:

Shah Mahmood Qureshi (Foreign Minister)

Asad Umar (Finance Minister)

Pervez Khattak (Defense Minister)

Farogh Naseem (Law Minister)

Shafqat Mahmood (Education Minister)

Fawad Chaudhry (Information Minister)

Shireen Mazari (Human Rights Minister)

Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui (Information Technology Minister)

Zubaida Jalal (Defense Production Minister)

Dr. Fahmida Mirza (Inter-Provincial Coordination Minister)

Noor-ul-Haq Qadri (Religious Affairs Minister)

Sheikh Rashid Ahmed (Railways Minister)

Aamir Mehmood Kayani (Health Minister)

Ghulam Sarwar Khan (Petroleum and Natural Resources Minister)

Tariq Cheema (Border Affairs Minister)

Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar (Water Resources Minister)

The advisers include Ishrat Hussain, Babar Awan, Abdul Razak Dawood, Amin Aslam and Mohammad Shehzad Arbab.

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