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Six new ministers inducted into the federal cabinet

There are now 38 members in the prime minister’s cabinet

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Six more ministers included in PM Imran Khan’s cabinet

These include three federal ministers and three state ministers

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Imran Khan to chair meeting of federal cabinet on Friday

Issues of national interest and affairs regarding ministers will be discussed in the meeting of the federal cabinet on Friday

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The cabinet that took oath today is the same as Gen (retd) Musharraf’s, says Ahsan Iqbal

Ahsan Iqbal said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s speech sounded like that of a chief minister

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Nawaz’s Adiala trial was a one-off measure, says the caretaker information minister

Interim Information Minister Ali Zafar held a press briefing after the cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday. He discussed the decision to hold former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s trial at Adiala Jail instead of at an accountability court. “It was a one-off measure for the day he returned to Pakistan,” explained Zafar, adding that they…

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Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image rehaul. This is the second significant government change since the appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, son of the king, as heir to the region’s most powerful throne. Prince Mohammed serves as deputy…

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Pakistan observing Kashmir Solidarity Day

Kashmir Solidarity Day is being observed today across the country including Azad Jammu and Kashmir to condemn the ongoing state terrorism and violence by the Indian Army in Occupied Kashmir. A resolution to this effect was adopted in a special meeting of the federal cabinet held in Islamabad on Monday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan…

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Cabinet approves rationalization of fees of CNICs, NICOP

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday, approved a summary regarding rationalization of fees of Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) and National Identity Cards for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP). Annual Report and Audited Financial Statement of Audit Oversight Board for the Year, 2017 was presented before…

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Cabinet approves extradition agreements with China, KSA

ISLAMABAD: Federal Cabinet has approved extradition agreements with China and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The approval was given at its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Islamabad. The Cabinet approved inter-government agreement for rendering of services by NADRA to Somalia for development of Somali National Identification System. It also approved Prevention of…

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Cabinet approves accord with China, Saudi Arabia on convicted individuals

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet Wednesday accorded its approval for signing of the agreement between Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on transfer of convicted individuals. The Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi approved a number of agenda items including appointments and signing of treaties and agreements with different countries, PM Office…

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New Balochistan CM, 14-member cabinet take oath

QUETTA: Abdul Quddus Bizenjo of Pakistan Muslim League-Q took oath of the office of Chief Minister Balochistan on Saturday. His 14-member provincial cabinet was also sworn in at a ceremony in Governor House. Earlier today, Balochistan Assembly elected Bizenjo as the new CM, days after former chief minister Sanaullah Zehri stepped down, ahead of a…

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Cabinet condemns Kasur incident, Quetta terrorist attack

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet which met here Wednesday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair offered Fateha for the martyrs of Quetta terrorist incident yesterday. The Cabinet also strongly condemned barbaric incident of Kasur and directed that strict action should be taken against the perpetrator of this heinous act. – APP

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Cabinet unanimously endorses NSC stance over US leadership statements

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the chair unanimously endorsed the stance of National Security Committee (NSC) of the cabinet, which had expressed deep disappointment over recent statements of the American leadership. The cabinet viewed that the American statements were detrimental to the bilateral relationship…

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Zimbabwe’s new president dissolves Mugabe cabinet

HARARE: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa three days after his inauguration has dissolved the cabinet of his predecessor Robert Mugabe, who resigned after the military took control of the country, a senior government official said Monday. Mnangagwa “is in the process of putting together a new team of cabinet ministers,” Misheck Sibanda, the chief secretary to…

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PM chairs cabinet meeting; various agenda items approved

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet which met here Tuesday with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in chair approved various agenda items including the establishment of Insurance Tribunals at Lahore and Multan. The cabinet approved exemption to Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited (PIACL) from fee payable @ 0.1% to the Pakistan Stock Exchange and supervisory fee payable…

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Daniyal Aziz among four sworn in as cabinet members

ISLAMABAD: Another four members of the federal cabinet took oath of office in a ceremony held at the President House here Thursday. Among the cabinet members who were sworn-in comprised two federal ministers and as many ministers of state. Daniyal Aziz elected from NA-116 of Narowal and Mumtaz Ahmed Tarar from NA-108 of Mandi Bahauddin…

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PML-N still considers Nawaz as leader: Qureshi

MULTAN: Vice Chairman of PTI Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that PML-N still thinks of Nawaz Sharif as its leader. Speaking on Saturday, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader went on to say that former Nawaz Sharif cannot leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) according to the law. He said that democracy will strengthen if corrupt officials are identified. He…

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Cabinet formation further delayed as consultation continues

ISLAMABAD/MURREE: Interim Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi continued consultation with PML-N leadership on formation of new federal cabinet for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Abbasi held the meeting with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Murree’s Changla Gali area at Shahbaz Sharif’s residence. According to our correspondent, the names and portfolios of the ministers…

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New cabinet will take oath within a day or two, says PM Abbasi

MURREE: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that new cabinet will take oath in a day or two, Samaa reported. He made the statement while talking to media on Wednesday. The newly-elected PM stated that consultation is taking place regarding the new cabinet. He added that consultation is also taking place on the portfolio…

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Cabinet automatically dissolved following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet was automatically dissolved after the Supreme Court of Pakistan disqualified Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister on Friday, Samaa reported. The Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Nawaz Sharif as Member of Parliament. The federal cabinet was also dissolved following the disqualification of Mr. Sharif as it cannot function without a prime minister….

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