PTI announces 23-member Punjab cabinet

Published: August 26, 2018
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Decision was made in a party huddle at PM Imran Khan's Bani Gala residence. PHOTO COURTESY: PTI

Decision was made in a party huddle at PM Imran Khan's Bani Gala residence. PHOTO COURTESY: PTI

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced a 23-member Punjab cabinet hours after Prime Minister Imran Khan interviewed provincial lawmakers at his Bani Gala residence in Islamabad on Sunday.

A session was held at Imran’s residence, where Punjab Chief Minister Uzman Buzdar and others recommended for the cabinet were present.

According to a party statement, Yasmin Rashid has been assigned the portfolio of health while Mehmoodur Rasheed and Aleem Khan have been given the charge of Housing, and Local Government, respectively.

Need to work hard to materialise development goal: Buzdar

Other notable members in the provincial cabinet include Fayyaz Chawhan, Mian Aslam and Raja Basharat, among others.

Muhammad Sibtain, Sardar Asif Nigai and Hafiz Mumtaz have also been named in the provincial cabinet.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Iftikhar Khan
    Aug 26, 2018 - 11:56PM

    First time in the history of Pakistan, Punjab cabinet would be dominated by geographic Punjabis of non-Punjabi heritage – Kakazais, Pashtuns, Bloch, Syeds, … a revival of Mughal era Punjab administration.Recommend

  • Aamir
    Aug 27, 2018 - 1:40AM

    After seeing the list, I am now 100% sure Naya Pakistan and Punjab is going to be doomed!Recommend

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