Govt expands cabinet months before elections

Published: April 27, 2018
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ISLAMBAD: The government on Friday expanded its cabinet by appointing five new federal ministers and a state minister, confirmed a notification from the Prime Minister’s House.

The notification stated that Marvi Memon, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Anusha Rehman, Tariq Fazal Chaudhary as federal ministers and Leila Khan as a state minister. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the newly appointed ministers.

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Marriyum Aurangzeb, Anusha Rehman and Tariq Fazal Chaudhary took oath as the federal ministers.

President Mamnoon Hussain administered their oath

Leila Khan took oath as the Minister of State.

Earlier in the day, Miftah Ismail was appointed a federal minister ahead of the budget session in National Assembly. While Ismail was given the portfolio for finance Mminister, portfolios for the rest are yet to be decided.

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  • Farastad
    Apr 28, 2018 - 1:19AM

    The pictures in this news piece

    make me feel like puking.Recommend

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