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Cabinet of interim Pak PM Kakar took oath, Ali Haider became Defense Minister, government formation process completed

Pankaj Prasad
Pak caretaker PM Anwarul Haq Kakar took oath
Pak caretaker PM Anwarul Haq Kakar took oath

Pakistan's newly appointed caretaker Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar's 18-member cabinet took oath on Thursday. President Arif Alvi administered the oath to the caretaker cabinet.

Pakistan's newly appointed caretaker Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar's 18-member cabinet took oath on Thursday. President Arif Alvi administered the oath to the caretaker cabinet. According to a report, Lt Gen (Retd) Anwar Ali Haider has been appointed as Defense Minister, former Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani as Foreign Minister, Sarfaraz Bugti as Interior Minister, Shamshad Akhtar as Finance Minister and senior journalist Murtaza Solangi as Information Minister.

The swearing-in ceremony began with the recitation of the Holy Quran

Along with this, Khaleel George has been appointed as Minorities Minister, industrialist Gauhar Ijaz as Industry Minister, academician Dr. Umar Saif as Information Technology Minister, Ahmed Irfan Aslam as Law Minister, famous actor Jamal Shah as Culture Minister, Aneek Ahmed as Religious Affairs Minister. sworn in. Akhtar is the only woman in the cabinet. The swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Islamabad began with the recitation of the Holy Quran.

Government formation process completed in the country

With the swearing-in of cabinet ministers, the process of government formation in the country which is reeling under worst economic crisis was completed. Pakistan is facing cash crunch these days and these leaders will run the country till the general elections are held. Earlier, Senator Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar was sworn in as the caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan on Monday.

General elections in Pakistan expected to be held within 90 days

Pakistan's National Assembly was dissolved on August 9, ending the tenure of the Shehbaz Sharif-led government and paving the way for a caretaker setup. At the same time, the general elections in Pakistan are expected to be held within 90 days, but if the Election Commission conducts delimitation on the basis of the new census, then it may take more time.