Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet on Tuesday took oath.
Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjarani administered the oath to the members of the federal cabinet after President Arif Alvi excused himself from performing his constitutional duty.
The cabinet division issued a list of federal ministers, ministers of state and advisers included in the first phase of the induction on Monday night.
The ministers who sworn in are Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Sanaullah, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Khurram Dastgir Khan, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Mian Javed Latif, Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Azam Nazir Tarar, Syed Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Syed Naveed Qamar, Sherry Rehman, Abdul Qadir Patel, Shazia Murree, Syed Murtaza Mahmood, Sajid Hussain Turi, Ehsan-ur-Rehman Mazari, Abid Hussain, Asad Mahmood, Abdul Wasi, Mufti Abdul Shakoor, Talha Mahmood, Syed Aminul Haq, Syed Faisal Ali Sabzwari, Muhammad Israr Tareen, Nawabzada Shah Zain Bugti and Tariq Bashir Cheema.
According to a statement issued by the President House, PML-N's Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Sanaullah, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Khurram Dastgir Khan, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Miftah Ismail, Javed Latif, Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Murtaza Javed Abbasi and Azam Nazeer Tarar took the oath as federal ministers.
From the PPP, Syed Khursheed Shah, Syed Naveed Qamar, Sherry Rehman, Abdul Qadir Patel, Shazia Marri, Syed Murtaza Mahmud, Sajid Hussain Turi, Ehsan Ur Rehman Mazari and Abid Hussain took the oath as federal ministers.
Asad Mahmood, Abdul Wasay and Abdul Shakoor of the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Pakistan Senator Muhammad Talha Mahmood, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan's Aminul Haque and Faisal Sabzwari, Balochistan Awami Party's Muhammad Israr Tareen, Jamhoori Watan Party's Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid's Tariq Bashir Cheema are also among the newly appointed federal ministers.
Meanwhile, PML-N's Aisha Ghaus Pasha and Abdul Rehman Khan Kanju, as well as PPP's Hina Rabbani Khar, were administered the oath as ministers of state.
Moreover, PPP's Qamar Zaman Kaira, PML-N's Amir Muqam and Awn Chaudhry from Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's estranged Jahangir Tareen group have been appointed as advisers to the prime minister.