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Federal Cabinet to Take Oath Today: Spokesman

Islamabad  (August 2, 2017): Federal Cabinet will take oath today at President House in Islamabad.

As spokesman of Prime Minister House said that the cabinet will swear in at President House today at 4:00pm.

He added that President Mamnoon Hussain will take oath from the new cabinet.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, political leaders, parliamentarians, civil and military officials will attend the meeting.

It is to be mentioned here that the process of consultation to finalize names for federal cabinet is underway and it is widely believed that almost all the members of previous cabinet will secure place in the new cabinet.

Sources said that consultations were in final stage and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will give final approval of the members of the new federal cabinet.

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The sources said that Senator Ishaq Dar, Khurram  Dasttagir, Zahid Hamid,  Rana Tanvir, Abdul Qadir Baloch, Khawaja Asif and other would retain their previous portfolios in the new set up.It is to be mentioned here that the new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi sworn in at a ceremony held at the President House in Islamabad on Tuesday following his election as new chief executive of the country.

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