Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Special Assistant for Information Firdous Ashiq Awan said that a decision has been made to expand and revise the federal cabinet. Asad Umer is making his comeback in the cabinet.
He said that it has been decided to make Khusro Bakhtiar a federal minister of petroleum and a notification in this regard will be issued soon. PM has decided to announce a change in the cabinet very soon. It is to be remembered that at the Federal Cabinet meeting held yesterday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that he had decided to change the federal cabinet which would be announced soon.
There are currently 24 ministers in the Federal Cabinet, of which Omar Ayub Khan has the Power Division as well as the additional Petroleum Division which is now being given to Khusro Bakhtiar.Khusro Bakhtiar had a Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, but now this ministry is now being handed over to Asad Umer.
Asad Umer was the finance minister in the first cabinet to be formed after the PTI government was set up, but he resigned due to a deadlock in negotiations with the World Monetary Fund (IMF) about the package.