Friday, April 19, 2024

Maryam Nawaz Assigns Portfolios to Punjab Cabinet Members

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has allocated portfolios to the cabinet members who were sworn in earlier today.

Marriyum Aurangzeb has been appointed as the Senior Minister for Planning and Development, in addition to serving as the Minister of Environment and Forests.

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Azma Bukhari has been entrusted with the Information portfolio.

Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has been assigned the Finance portfolio.

Further, Ashiq Hussain Kirmani will oversee the Agriculture portfolio, Mohammad Kazem Pirzada will head the Irrigation department, and Rana Iskandar Hayat will be responsible for the School Education department.

Other notable appointments include Khawaja Imran Nazir for Primary Health, Khawaja Salman Rafique for Special Healthcare, Soheb Ahmad Malik for Civil and Works, Zeeshan Rafique for Local Government, and Bilal Akbar Khan for Transportation.

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Additionally, Bilal Yasin has been named Minister of Food Department, Ramesh Singh Arora for Minority Affairs, Khalil Tahir Sindhu for Human Rights, Faisal Ayub Khokhr for Sports, Chaudhry Shafay Hussain for Commerce and Industry, Sardar Sher Ali for Mines and Minerals, and Sohail Shaukat Butt for Social Welfare.

The oath-taking ceremony for the 18-member cabinet of Punjab took place earlier today at the Governor House in Lahore. Punjab Governor Baligh Ur Rehman administered the oath to the newly appointed ministers, in the presence of Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz.

Among the attendees were Maryam Nawaz herself, who extended congratulations to the newly formed cabinet, marking an important step forward for the provincial government.

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Amir Shahzad
Amir Shahzad
Amir Shahzad is a experienced journalist with exceptional leadership skills. Graduated from University of Peshawar, he pitched number of acclaimed stories in the national news channels. At present, serving as senior reporter in a reputed news channel of Pakistan, Amir deliver a vast array of in-depth and informative news packages on country's most strenuous part Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) bordering Afghanistan. He loves reading and travelling.

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