ISLAMABAD: A six-member caretaker federal cabinet appointed by interim Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasirul Mulk was sworn-in on Tuesday. President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday administered oath to six members of the caretaker Cabinet at the President House.
Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasirul Mulk was also present alongside President Mamnoon during the oath-taking ceremony. The interim cabinet took oath after the PML-N government completed its five-year constitutional term last month.
The cabinet includes former governor of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr Shamshad Akhtar, former Pakistan ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah Hussain Haroon, former senator Roshan Khursheed Bharucha, Mohammad Yusuf Sheikh, Azam Khan, and Syed Ali Zafar.
The caretaker cabinet will serve until a new government is elected through the 2018 general election scheduled for July 25.
Abdullah Hussain Haroon: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Security Division. Additional portfolios: Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Defence Production.
Syed Ali Zafar: Ministry of Law and Justice, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage.
Dr Shamshad Akhtar: Ministry of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Ministry of Statistics and Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms. Additional portfolios: Ministry of Commerce and Textile and Ministry of Industries and Production.
Azam Khan: Ministry of Interior, Capital Administration and Development Division and Ministry of Narcotics Control. Additional portfolios: Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination.
Mohammad Yusuf Shaikh: Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training. Additional portfolios: Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination and Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony.
Roshan Khursheed Bharucha: Ministry of Human Rights, Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan and Ministry of States and Frontier Regions. NNI/Agencies