Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani taking oath from the newly appointed federal cabinet

Dawood Ahmed :

Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani administered the oath to the 37-member federal cabinet on Tuesday in the federal capital. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was also present during the oath-taking ceremony.

The oath-taking ceremony began with the recitation of the Holy Quran at the President’s House. Thirty-one federal ministers and three ministers of state and as many advisers to the prime minister took the oath.

According to details, Maryam Aurangzai has been appointed as the federal minister for information and broadcasting. Azam Nazeer Tarar has been appointed as the federal minister for law.

Ahsan Iqbal has been appointed as the federal minister for planning. Rana Sanaullah was appointed as the federal minister for interior and Hina Rabbani Khar as the federal state minister for foreign affairs.

Federal ministers

  • Khawaja Muhammad Asif (PML-N)
  • Ahsan Iqbal (PML-N)
  • Rana Sanaullah (PML-N)
  • Sardar Ayaz Sadiq (PML-N)
  • Rana Tanveer Hussain (PML-N)
  • Khurram Dastgir Khan (PML-N)
  • Marriyum Aurangzeb (PML-N)
  • Khawaja Saad Rafique (PML-N)
  • Miftah Ismail (PML-N)
  • Javed Latif (PML-N)
  • Riaz Hussain Pirzada (PML-N)
  • Murtaza Javed Abbasi (PML-N)
  • Azam Nazeer Tarar (PML-N)
  • Syed Khursheed Shah (PPP)
  • Syed Naveed Qamar (PPP)
  • Sherry Rehman (PPP)
  • Abdul Qadir Patel (PPP)
  • Shazia Marri (PPP)
  • Syed Murtaza Mahmud (PPP)
  • Sajid Hussain Turi (PPP)
  • Ehsan Ur Rehman Mazari (PPP)
  • Abid Hussain (PPP)
  • Asad Mahmood (MMA)
  • Abdul Wasay (MMA)
  • Abdul Shakoor (MMA)
  • Muhammad Talha Mahmood (JUI)
  • Aminul Haque (MQM-P)
  • Faisal Sabzwari (MQM-P)
  • Muhammad Israr Tareen (BAP)
  • Shahzain Bugti (JWP)
  • Tariq Bashir Cheema (PML-Q)

Ministers of state

  • Aisha Ghaus Pasha (PML-N)
  • Abdul Rehman Khan Kanju (PML-N)
  • Hina Rabbani Khar (PPP)

Advisers to the PM

  • Qamar Zaman Kaira (PPP)
  • Amir Muqam (PML-N)
  • Awn Chaudhry (PTI’s Tareen group)


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