Federal ministers to take oath at the presidency today


ISLAMABAD: Up to 12 federal ministers will take oath at the president house on Friday afternoon.

The president Asif Ali Zardari will administer the oaths. Although there has been no official word about the size of the cabinet and ministers’ portfolios yet.

Party sources said that, Ishaq Dar, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pervez Rashid, Khawaja Saad Rafiq and Khurram Dastagir Khan are expected to swear in today at the Presidency.

The sources said that PML-N has decided to form a cabinet committee on energy under the supervision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Furthermore, Senator Ishaq Dar would be the finance minister and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi might get the ministry of petroleum and natural resources and they both would be  the members of the committee on energy, said the sources.

He said Shahid Khaqan Abbasi might get the ministry of petroleum and natural resources and he would also be a member of the committee.

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