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PM reshuffles cabinet as Bakhtiar named Economic Affairs minister

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday announced a major reshuffle  in the federal cabinet with portfolios of several key federal ministers changed.
Syed Fakhar Imam has been made Federal Minister for National Food Security, while Makhdoon Khosro Bakhtiar has been made Federal Minister for Economic Affairs. Hammad Azhar has been relieved of the portfolio of economic affairs and named Minister for Industries.
Babar Awan has been appointed as Advisor for Parliamentary Affairs, while Mohammad Shahzad Arbab has been removed as Advisor to the Prime Minister on accountability.
Amin ul Haq has been appointed as Federal Minister for Telecom, and Azam Swati as Federal Minister for Narcotics Control.  MQM-P convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui’s resignation as federal IT minister has been accepted.
Hashim Popalzai has been removed as Secretary Ministry of National Food Security & Research, while Omar Hameed transferred and appointed as Secretary Ministry of National Food Security.
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