Punjab cabinet inducts 12 ministers

  • Governor Ch Sarwar administers the oath

LAHORE: As many as 12 ministers were inducted to the Punjab cabinet on Wednesday.

The oath was administered by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar.

Pir Syed Saeedul Hassan Shah, Meher Muhammad Aslam, Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi, Muhammad Ajmal, Muhammad Akhlaq, Ashifa Riaz, Shoukat Ali Laleka, Zawar Hussain Warraich and Ijaz Augustine were among the ministers who took the oath.

The names of provincial ministers who took oath include Muhammad Akhtar, Muhammad Khalid Mehmood and Jahanzeb Kachhi.

Earlier, the Punjab government had decided to expand the provincial cabinet and swear in ten more ministers as well as three advisers and five special assistants.

After the induction of 12 new ministers in the Punjab cabinet, the total number of ministers in the province has gone up to 35.

Earlier, a 23-member Punjab cabinet was sworn-in on August 27.


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