MQM-P's Ameen-ul-Haq takes oath as federal minister

MQM-P's Ameen-ul-Haq takes oath as federal minister

Islamabad (Web Desk): Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s (MQM-P) Syed Ameen-ul-Haque took oath as Federal Minister in Islamabad on Wednesday.

President Dr Arif Alvi administered the oath. There ceremony was held at the President House where number of officials attended the event.

Syed Ameen-ul-Haque has been given the portfolio of federal IT minister after former minister Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui stepped down.

Ameen-ul-Haque was elected as Member of National Assembly (MNA) from NA-251 Karachi in the 2018 general elections.

On April 6, Prime Minister Imran Khan had reshuffled the federal cabinet.

Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Khusro Bakhtiar resigned from the ministry and was appointed as minister for economic affairs, replacing Hammad Azhar, who had been made the Federal Minister for Industries.

Syed Fakhar Imam was appointed as Federal Minister for National Food Security.

Moreover, Azam Swati was made the minister of narcotics control. Babar Awan had been appointed as the advisor for parliamentary affairs.