PM Shehbaz finalises picks for federal cabinet

PM Shehbaz finalises picks for federal cabinet

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ISLAMABAD: The coalition government of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has finalized the picks federal cabinet which is likely to be sworn-in on Tuesday (April 19).

According to sources, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will get 12 ministries and nine ministries will be given to Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). Four ministries will be handed over to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) will get two ministries.

Other coalition partners including the Balochistan Bharatiya Janata Party (BAP), Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) and Jamhori Watan Party (JWP) will each receive a ministry in the newly formed organisation.

The source also informed that two ministers of state will be from PML-N and two from the PPP. One member of the PPP and two members of the PML-N will serve as advisers to the Prime Minister.

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