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Punjab CM approves induction of one more minister in cabinet

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Tuesday approved the induction of one more minister in the federal cabinet which will raise the number of new ministers to 10.

The cabinet will also include four advisors and five special assistants.

After the 10 new ministers are inducted in the Punjab Cabinet, the total number of ministers in the province will go up to 33.

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar will administer the oath to new members of the cabinet in a ceremony that will be held on Wednesday.

The Punjab government on Friday decided to expand the provincial cabinet and swear in nine more ministers as well as three advisers and five special assistants.

Pir Syed Saeedul Hassan Shah, Meher Muhammad Aslam, Syed Hussain Jahania Gardezi, Muhammad Ajmal, Muhammad Akhlaq, Ashifa Riaz, Shoukat Ali Laleka, Zawar Hussain Warraich and Ijaz Augustine have been appointed as ministers whereas Abdul Haye Dasti, Faisal Hayat and Muhammad Hanif are likely to be appointed as advisers.

Muhammad Salman, Syed Rafaqat Ali Gillani, Umer Farooq, Ameer Muhammad Khan and Khurram Khan Leghari have been nominated as special assistants.

Earlier, a 23-member Punjab cabinet was sworn-in on August 27.

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