15 members of Punjab Cabinet to take oath in first phase
Prime Minister Imran Khan conducted interviews of at least 40 aspirants at his Bani Gala residence.
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – As many as 15 members of the Punjab Cabinet will take oath during the first phase as Prime Minister Imran Khan held consultations Sunday to finalise the provincial cabinet.
The prime minister conducted interviews of at least 40 aspirants at his Bani Gala residence. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and nominated Governor Chaudhry Sarwar were also present.
Imran during his interaction with fellow Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members called for austerity, saying he wanted additional cars for sitting ministers sold.
During an earlier meeting between Imran and Buzdar, both had agreed to keep the provincial cabinet small.
Abdul Aleem Khan is being considered for the position of Minister for Local Government and Community Development, Dr Yasmin Rashid is a strong candidate for the post of Health Minister, while Sibtain Khan is likely to be given Agriculture portfolio.
Mahmoodur Rasheed is being considered Punjab’s next Minister of Housing and Communication and Works Department, while Raja Yasir is under consideration for the position of Punjab Minister of Higher Education.
Raja Basharat is being measured for the post of Provincial Minister for Parliamentary Affairs.