ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Top Minister Imran Khan on Friday reshuffled his Cabinet on the instructions of a court that barred un-elected advisers and special assistants from heading the Cabinet committees.
Here is the fourth Cabinet shakeup since Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) came to energy in 2018. The change adopted presumably the most up-to-date verdict of the Islamabad Excessive Court docket barring un-elected advisers and special assistants from heading the Cabinet committees.
Khan appointed Sheikh Rashid Ahmed as interior minister and Abdul Hafeez Sheikh as finance minister.
Direct-plod Radio Pakistan reported that Ahmed used to be already a fraction of the Cabinet working as minister for railways, whereas Hafeez Sheikh used to be serving as consultant on finance and earnings.
Hafeez Sheikh is now not an elected member and he might presumably well now not lead several committees. He used to be appointed as minister below Article 91 (9) of the Constitution and might presumably support as a minister for six months. He might presumably well quiet be elected as a member of the National Meeting or Senate to proceed after that.
Brigadier (Retired) Ijaz Ahmad Shah who used to be serving the inner minister used to be appointed as minister for narcotics decide watch over, whereas Azam Khan Swati used to be appointed as minister for railways.
It is a ways believed that Hafeez Sheikh might presumably well be made a senator in March when the election for the larger home is scheduled to be held.
Primarily the most distinguished elevation in the contemporary Cabinet is that of Ahmed, who despite failing to toughen the functioning of the railways, used to be given the price of the inner ministry, a key portfolio.