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Again shuffling, Hammad moved to energy, Shaukat Tarin appointed finance minister.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday again shuffled his cabinet and appointed Shaukat Tarin as his new finance minister.

The portfolio of energy was given to the now-former finance minister, Hammad Azhar.

Tarin has served as the finance minister in former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s cabinet from 2009-2010.

Former energy minister Omar Ayub Khan has now been appointed as the minister of economic affairs whereas Khusro Bakhtiar has been given the charge of industries and production.

Shibli Faraz, who was serving as the minister for information and broadcasting, has been replaced with Fawad Chaudhry, with Faraz getting Chaudhry’s former charge of science and technology.

Earlier it was reported that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Fawad Chaudhry was reappointed as the minister for information and broadcasting.


PTI’s Senator Faisal Javed Khan congratulated Chaudhry on Twitter for his reappointment and wished him the best.

“Congratulations Fawad for getting reappointed as Federal Minister for Information. Wish you all the best. Lots of prayers.”

The appointments come as the federal cabinet has gone through another major reshuffle.It was earlier reported that PM Imran is expected to announce a cabinet reshuffle, potentially replacing several ministers and picking up some new faces.

The premier was reportedly unhappy with some key ministers’ performance and has already conveyed that only those would stay in the cabinet who can deliver.

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