Shehbaz Sharif's new cabinet takes oath

Shehbaz Sharif's new cabinet takes oath

Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan prime minister's new cabinet, was sworn in. He was elected as the prime minister after week. Over a month of high political drama, the country saw that finally led to Imran Khan's ouster.

The new cabinet list, made up of allied political parties, was sworn in by senate chairman Sadiq Sanjrani. Dr. Arif Alvi, Pakistan's President, was reportedly ill. However, the office said that Dr. Alvi had given the nod to the new cabinet in a series of tweets.

"The swearing-in ceremony of the cabinet was held at the Presidency some time ago. The President called on Khurram Dastgir Khan, Ahsan Iqbal, Rana Sanaullah, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Tanveer Hussain, Khawaja Muhammad Asif,

Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Khawaja Saad Rafique, Muftah Ismail, Mian Javed Latif, Riaz Hussain Pirzada, Maryam Aurangzeb," read a post translated from Urdu.

The Pak president's office further said, quoting him.

"Approved the names of Tariq Bashir Cheema and Nawabzada Shah Zain Bugti as Federal Ministers. In addition, the President approved the appointment of Abdul Rehman Khan Kanjo, Hina Rabbani Khar, and Dr. Ayesha Ghous Pasha as Ministers of State. Currently, the President approved the appointment of Aun Chaudhry and Engineer Amir Muqam and Qamar Zaman Kaira as advisors.,"

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The Pak president, who is close to Imran Khan, had missed Shehbaz Sharif's oath ceremony earlier this month.

According to local media, thirty-one federal ministers and three ministers of state were sworn in on Tuesday.

There is also a theory that Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's son, may be chosen as the foreign minister. He had led attacks against Imran Khan as the opposition blamed him for the country's economic challenges.

After the country's top court intervened, Khan, 69, faced an abrupt exit earlier this month despite several attempts to survive the no-trust vote against him.

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