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PM Chairs Maiden Federal Cabinet Meeting

Islamabad (August 20, 2018): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday chairing maiden Federal Cabinet’s meeting in Islamabad.

In the meeting, PM Imran Khan will set goals for the members of his cabinet and will take the ministers into confidence on the future strategy of his government.

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Prime Minister Imran Khan will also give suggestions to the members of the cabinet on improving the performance of ministries. Earlier today, the swearing-in ceremony for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s new 16 members federal cabinet held at the President House.

President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the cabinet members.

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The new federal ministers and their portfolios are: Shahd Mehmood Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Asad Umar, Minister for Finance Revenue and Economic Affairs; Pervez Khattak, Minister for Defence; Fawad Chaudhry, Minister for Information and Broadcasting; Shafqat Mahmood, Minister for Education and National History and Literary Heritage; Shireen Mazari, Minister for Human Rights; Amir Mehmood Kiyani, Minister for National Health Services; ; Khusro Bakhtiar, Minister for Water Resources; Noorul Haq Qadri, Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony; Farogh Naseem, Minister for Law and Justice; Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication; Chaudhry Tariq Bashir Cheema, Minister for States and Frontier Regions; Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Petroleum Division; Zubaida Jalal, Minister for Defence Production; Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Minister for Railways; and Fehmida Mirza, Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination.The cabinet also includes five advisors namely, Muhammad Shehzad Arbab, Advisor on Establishment; Abdul Razak Dawood, Commerce, Textile and Industry; Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Institutional Reforms and Austerity; Amin Aslam, Climate Change; and Babar Awan, Advisor on Parliamentary Affairs.

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