Islamabad (Staff Report): Six new members of the federal cabinet took oath of their offices on Tuesday.

President Arif Alvi administered the oath to the three federal and three state ministers at a ceremony held at the President House.

Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, Umar Ayub Khan and Ali Muhammad Khan Mehar took the oath as new federal ministers.

While, Muhammad Shabir Ali, Murad Saeed and Muhammad Hammad Azhar took oath as ministers of state.

The portfolios of the new federal and state ministers will be announced later.

On Monday, The oath-taking ceremony of new ministers inducted in the federal cabinet was postponed due to non-availability of guests on a short notice.

PM Imran Khan’s 21-member cabinet, including 16 ministers and five advisers, had taken oath on August 20 and later Shehryar Khan Afridi was appointed as minister of state for interior.