Governor Punjab administers oath to 21 provincial ministers
Punjab Governor Muhammad Baleegh-ur-Rehman on Saturday administered oath to the new provincial cabinet at Governor House in Lahore.
Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi was also present at the oath-taking ceremony at the Governor House.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders inclusive of Dr Yasmin Rashid, Raja Basharat, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Murad Ras and others took the oath.
Earlier on Wednesday, PTI Chairman Imran Khan finalized the 21-member Punjab cabinet.
The Punjab cabinet included Dr Yasmin Rashid, Mian Aslam Iqbal, Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed, Murad Ras from Lahore, while Ali Afzal Sahi and Latif Nazar have additionally been included in the cabinet and Raja Basharat.
From South Punjab, Nawabzada Mansoor, Sardar Mohsin Leghari, Ghazanfar Abbas Cheena, Sardar Shahabuddin, Sardar Hasnain Bahadar Dreshak have additionally been inducted in the cabinet, whilst Sardar Majeed Niazi, Malik Taimur, Muneeb Cheema, Ali Abbas Shah will also be part of the cabinet.
Sardar Hashim Dogar, Sardar Asif Nakai, Raja Yasir Humayun, Khurram Shehzad Virk, Hussain Jahanian Gardezi are also included in the cabinet.
Name of the new cabinet Members
|1||Muhammad Mohsin Leghari||Finance|
|2||Muhammad Taimoor Khan||Youth Affairs and Spots/Culture|
|3||Muhammad Raja Basharat||Cooperative/Public Prosecution|
|4||Raja Yasir Humayun||Higher Education/Punjab Information Technology Board|
|5||Ansar Majeed Khan Niazi||Labour and Human Resource|
|6||Muhammad Muneeb Sultan Cheema||Transport|
|7||Shahab-ud-Din Khan Sehar||Livestock and Dairy Development|
|8||Murad Ras||School Education|
|9||Yasmin Rashid||Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education/Primary and Secondary Health|
|10||Khurram Shahzad Virk||Law and Parliamentary Affairs|
|11||Col (R) Muhammad Hashim Dogar||Prisons/Home|
|12||Sadar Muhammad Asif Nakai||Excise, Taxation, and Narcotics Control|
|13||Ali Afzal Sahi||Communications and Works|
|14||Nawabzada Mansoor Ahmed Khan||Revenue|
|15||Syed Hussain Jahanain Gardezi||Agriculture|
|16||Ghazanfar Abbas Cheema||Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal|
|17||Muhammad Latif Nazir||Mines and Minerals|
|18||Sardar Husnain Bahardar Dreshak||Food/Energy|
|19||Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed||Local Government and Community Development|
|20||Mian Muhammad Aslam Iqbal||Housing, Urban Development, and Public Health Engineering/ Industries, Commerce Investment, and Skills Development Department|
|21||Syed Abbas Ali Shah||Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries Department|