11-member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet takes oath

11-member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet takes oath

Peshawar: (Staff Report): The eleven-member cabinet of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was sworn in on Wednesday.

Acting governor Mushtaq Ghani administered the oath to the ministers at a ceremony at the Governor’s House. KP Chief Minister Mehmood Khan and other prominent personalities attended the ceremony. One of the advisor's Shah Mohammad did not take oath.

The ministers and their portfolios are:

Muhammad Atif Khan Tourism, Shahram Khan Tarkai Local Government, Taimoor Saleem Jhagra Finance, Muhammad Ishtiaq Forest, Qalandar Khan Food, Shakeel Ahmad Khan Revenue, Mohibullah Khan Agriculture, Sultan Muhammad Khan Law, Hisham Inamullah Khan Health, Dr. Amjid Ali Minerals and Akhtar Ayub Khan whose portfolio will be announced later.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor-designate Shah Farman would take the oath of his office after the presidential elections, scheduled on September 4.

Shah Farman was also elected as member of the provincial assembly, however, in a bid to not waste the vote, PTI decided to delay the swearing-in ceremony as he has to resign from KP Assembly.