Lahore: New Punjab Cabinet to be sworn in today at Lahore.
New Punjab cabinet announced by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will take oath at Governor House Lahore on Monday (today). Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, acting Punjab Governor will take oath from new cabinet members. CM Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and other key people will attend the ceremony.
Earlier, PTI government announced new Punjab cabinet of 23 members. However, ministries are assigned to 15 members while 8 yet to be given any portfolios.
Dr Yasmin Rashid named as Primary and Secondary Healthcare minister while Faizul Hassan Chouhan appointed as provincial minister for Culture and Information.
Raja Basharat appointed as provincial minister for Parliamentary Affairs while Aleem Khan named as Minister for Local Government.
Taimor Khan appointed as Youth Affairs and Sports minister while Yasir Humayun Sarfraz named as Punjab Minister for Higher Education and Tourism.
Makhdoom Hashim Bakht as Finance Minister, Rashid Hafeez as Revenue Minister, and Mehmood-ur-Rasheed named as Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Minister. The full list is available in this tweet:
— PTI (@PTIofficial) August 26, 2018
Balochistan cabinet will also take oath today at 4 pm. Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai will take oath from the cabinet members.