LAHORE: A 21-member of the Punjab cabinet on Saturday sworn in with Governor Baligh-ur-Rehman administering oath to the newly appointed members of the provincial government led by Chief Minister Parvez Elahi.
The oath-taking ceremony was held at the Governor’s House in Lahore.
PTI leaders Murad Raas, Yasmin Rashid, Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari, Raja Basharat, Khurram Shahzad Virk, and others have been included in the cabinet.
On Friday, a report stated that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to improve working relationship with provincial governments in Punjab and KP led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI).
According to reports, the move to improve working relationship will be implemented from tomorrow when Governor Punjab Baligh ur Rehman, a PML-N loyalist, will administer oath to the newly elected Punjab cabinet.
Congratulating the newly inducted ministers, Elahi expressed the confidence they will perform their responsibilities efficiently.
“It is hoped that the provincial ministers will work day and night to serve the people and meet the expectations of the people of Punjab.”
The cabinet members who took oath included Aslam Iqbal, Ali Abbas Shah, Mohsin Leghari, Taimur Malik, Raja Basharat, Raja Yasir Humayun, Ansar Majeed Niazi, Muneeb Sultan Cheema, Sardar Shahabuddin, Murad Raas, Yasmin Rashid, Khurram Shahzad Warak, Mohammad Hashim Dogar, Asif Nikai, Ali Afzal Sahi, Nawabzada Mansoor Ali Khan, Hussain Gardezi, Ghazanfar Abbas, Latif Nazar, Hasnain Dareshak, and Mehmood ur Rasheed.