23-member Punjab cabinet takes oath

23-member Punjab cabinet takes oath

Lahore (Staff Report): The 23-member Punjab cabinet took oath in a ceremony held at Governor House, Lahore on Monday.

Acting Governor Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi administered the oath to the members of new cabinet. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and other prominent personalities attended the ceremony.

On Sunday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced the 23-member Punjab cabinet in consultation with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar.

The provincial cabinet includes Mian Mahmood ur Rashid (Housing and Urban Development), Aleem Khan (Local Government and Community), Yasmeen Rashid (Health), Samiullah Chaudhry (Food), Mohsin Leghari (Irrigation) and Fayyaz ul Hasan Chohan (Minister for Information and Culture).

Muhammad Sabtain, Sardar Asif Nikai, Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed (Excise and Taxation and Narcotics Control), Hafiz Amar Yasir, Yasir Humayun Sarfraz (Higher Education) and Mian Aslam (Punjab Industries, Commerce and Investment) and Murad Raas (School Education) have been named in the cabinet.

Others who got the portfolios are Taimoor Khan (Youth and Sports), Raja Rashid Hafeez (Revenue), Ansar Majeed Niazi (Labour and Human Resource) and Raja Basharat (Law and Parliamentary Affairs).