ISLAMABAD: Syed Fakhar Imam has taken oath as the Federal Minister for National Food Security.
President Arif Alvi administered him the oath at a ceremony in Islamabad on Tuesday.
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Imran Khan had made important changes in the federal cabinet after release of FIA report over sugar and wheat crisis.
As per the new changes Syed Fakhar Imam had been appointed Minister for National Food Security while Khusro Bakhtiar will be Minister for Economic Affairs.
Hammad Azhar has been given the portfolio of Minister of Industries while Azam Swati of Narcotics Control.
Resignation of Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has been accepted and Amin ul Haq has been appointed Federal Minister for Telecom.
Babar Awan has been appointed as Advisor for Parliamentary Affairs.
Shahzad Arbab has been removed from the position of advisor and Umar Hameed appointed Secretary of National Food Security in place of Hashim Popalzai.