ISLAMABAD The federal cabinet is likley to be extended as four to five new members are expected to be inducted after Muharram.
The new ministers Faisal Vawda, Ali Ameen Gandapur, Azam Swati and Fazal Muhammad Khan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cabinet currently includes 19 ministers, four state ministers, four advisers and three special assistants.
However, several ministries including Science and Technology, Overseas Pakistanis, Transport, lie vacant, while the portfolios of Kashmir Affairs, Narcotics Control, Postal Services and Water Resources have not been given to anyone.
Following the resignation of Babar Awan, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs portfolio is also vacant.
It is pertinent here to mention that 36 federal ministers, 19 state ministers, six advisers and nine special assistants were part of during the tenure of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leader Raja Pervaiz Ashraf’s cabinet.