Islamabad (Staff Report): State Minister for Communications and Minister for Postal Services Murad Saeed was sworn in as a member of the federal cabinet.
President Dr Arif Alvi administered the oath during a ceremony held at President House on Monday.
In a recent federal cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan had appreciated the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader’s performance in the first 100 days of the government, as the State Minister for Communications and Minister for Postal Services.
During the PTI’s 100 days agenda, Saeed’s ministry saw an addition of Rs3 billion to the revenue in office, local media reported. Saeed had also launched a mobile app ‘Hamsafar’ aimed to facilitate commuters about traffic updates.
The prime minister told Saeed that he was considering making him a federal minister, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said in a press conference following the federal cabinet meeting.
With this, the strength of federal cabinet members has reached 38; comprising 24 federal ministers, five state ministers, four advisers to PM and four special assistants.