Federal cupboard reshuffle within the offing: sources

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Prime Minister Imran Khan chairs a gathering of the federal cupboard. — PID/File

A federal cupboard reshuffle is within the offing as Prime Minister Imran Khan plans to alter the portfolio of the cupboard members, Geo News reported Wednesday, citing sources.

Sources stated the premier would change portfolios of the cupboard members primarily based on their efficiency. Newly-elected Senators Faisal Vawda and Ali Zafar would possibly turn out to be part of the cupboard.

The move might be one of many a number of reshuffles that the PTI authorities has carried out because it got here into energy.

In December 2020, over the last reshuffle, PM Imran Khan modified the portfolios of cupboard members and appointed Sheikh Rasheed as the inside minister.

Moreover, the premier appointed Ijaz Shah because the minister for narcotics management. He was earlier serving as the inside minister. Azam Swati, who had a portfolio of narcotics management, was appointed because the minister for railways. Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh was made the finance minister after he took oath as a federal minister.

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