ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cabinet is expected to have 18 ministers and five advisers, Geo News learnt on Saturday.
Sources have revealed 11 names in the 18-member cabinet:
Asad Umar – Finance Minister
Shah Mehmood Qureshi – Foreign Minister
Shireen Mazari – Defence Minister
Parvez Khattak – Interior Minister
Shafqat Mahmood – Trade Minister
Sheikh Rashid – Railways Minister
Ali Amin Gandapur – Housing Minister
Shahryar Afridi – Safron Minister
Fawad Chaudhry – Information Minister
Aamir Liaquat – Minister for Religious Affairs
Ali Zaidi – IT Minister
Shoaib Suddle, Abdul Razak Dawood and Ameen Aslam will be appointed advisers.
PTI spokesman Fawad Chaudhry has revealed that Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated Arif Alvi for the post of President of Pakistan.
Speaking to Geo News earlier, Chaudhry said Prime Minister Imran Khan wanted the federal cabinet to take oath on Sunday.
Chaudhry added that the prime minister was deliberating on names for the federal cabinet and an announcement was expected today. “The prime minister wants the federal government to start working from Monday.”