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PM Shehbaz’s cabinet: Who will be handling which ministry?

(L-R) Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb and Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah. — NA of Pakistan website/Twitter
(L-R) Finance Minister Miftah Ismail, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb and Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah. — NA of Pakistan website/Twitter

ISLAMABAD: As many as 33 ministers took oath today, days after the National Assembly elected Shehbaz Sharif the 23rd prime minister of Pakistan.

In the new setup, the cabinet has 31 federal ministers, three ministers of state and three advisers so far, but some have not taken up their responsibility as of yet.

Here's a list of all the federal ministers, state ministers, and adivser to PM who have been assigned their portfolios.

Federal ministers

NumberMinistryName
1Minister of Defence
Khawaja Asif
2Minister for Planning and Development 
Ahsan Iqbal
3Ministry of Interior
Rana Sanaullah
4Ministry of Education and Professional TraningRana Tanveer Hussain
5Ministry of Climate Change
Sherry Rehman
6Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Marriyum Aurangzeb
7Ministry of Railways
Khawaja Saad Rafique
8Ministry of Water Resources
Syed Khursheed Shah
9Ministry of Commerce
Syed Naveed Qamar
10Ministry of Health
Abdul Qadir Patel
11Ministry of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety
Shazia Marri
12Minister for Industries and Production
Syed Murtaza Mahmud
13Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource DevelopmentSajid Hussain Turi
14Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination Ehsaan-ur-Rehman Mazari
15Minister of PrivatisationAbid Hussain Bhayo
16Ministry Of Communication
Asad Mahmood
17Ministry of Housing and WorksAbdul Wasay
18Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony
Mufti Abdul Shakoor
19Ministry of SAFFRONMuhammad Talha Mahmood
20Information and Technology Syed Amin-ul-Haque
21Ministry of Maritime Affairs
Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari
22Ministry of Defence ProductionMuhammad Israr Tareen
23Ministry of Narcotics ControlShahzain Bugti
24Ministry of Food Security and Research Tariq Bashir Cheema
25Ministry of Finance and RevenueMiftah Ismail
26Ministry of Law and JusticeAzam Nazeer Tarar

Ministers of State

NumberMinistry
 Name
1Finance and RevenueAisha Ghaus Pasha
2Foreign AffairsHina Rabbani Khar

Adviser to PM

NumberPortfolioName
1Adviser to PM on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-BaltistanQamar Zaman Kaira

Following the oath-taking ceremony, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif summoned the first federal cabinet meeting tomorrow at 10am. The meeting will take place at PM House.

Read more: Who are the 20 first-timers in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet?