The government of Punjab has made large-scale reshuffle in the provincial cabinet on Friday.
Provincial Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs, Local Bodies and Community Development Basharat Raja has been assigned the Ministry of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Mal, according to the sources.
Provincial Minister for Sports Muhammad Taimur Khan has been given the tourism department, while Mohammad Ajmal has been made Member of the Chief Minister’s Inspection Team.
It is pertinent to mention here that the decision of reshuffling in Punjab cabinet has emerged after Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Lahore visit on Thursday and meetings with Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhary Sarwar.
Prime Minister Khan discussed the overall situation of Punjab and the matters related to development and public welfare in the province with chief minister Usman Buzdar.Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has removed Syed Sumsam Ali Shah Bukhari as Punjab Minister for Information.
According to a notification issued on Friday, Bukhari would now serve in the Consolidation of Holdings Department.
Muhammad Aslam Iqbal who currently holds Industries, Commerce and Investment Department has been given additional charge of Information and Culture Department