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Anticipation Mounts for Punjab Cabinet Expansion: Key Portfolios and Appointments

The Punjab cabinet expansion is poised to enter its first phase within the next one to two days, with 15 ministers set to take the oath of office at the Governor’s House. This initial phase signifies the commencement of the new administration’s tenure, with a focus on key portfolios aimed at addressing critical areas of governance.

Among the anticipated cabinet appointments, Marriyum Aurangzeb is expected to assume the Ministry of Planning and Development and Forests, highlighting the emphasis on strategic planning and environmental conservation. Azma Bukhari is poised to become the Provincial Minister for Information, tasked with facilitating transparent communication and public engagement.

Khawaja Imran Nazir is slated to take charge as the Minister for Primary Health, underscoring the government’s commitment to enhancing healthcare infrastructure and services. Bilal Yasin is designated as the Minister for Food, aiming to ensure food security and effective distribution systems, while Mujtaba Shuja is set to oversee the Excise department, focusing on revenue generation and regulation.

In Maryam Nawaz’s initial cabinet lineup, Khalid Jaja is earmarked for the Ministry of Agriculture, reflecting efforts to revitalize the agricultural sector and promote rural development. Faisal Ayub is anticipated to assume responsibilities for the Ministry of Housing and Sports, emphasizing urban development and athletic initiatives.

Salman Naeem and Rana Iskandar Hayat are expected to join the 15-member cabinet, contributing to diverse expertise and representation. The possibility of Rana Sanaullah assuming a ministerial role, either in the Punjab cabinet or at the federal level, remains under consideration, reflecting ongoing strategic deliberations.

Parvez Rasheed is speculated to be appointed as a minister, bringing his experience and insights to the cabinet’s deliberations. Shafay Hussain, son of Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, is also expected to receive a ministry, highlighting the importance of political continuity and inclusive governance in the provincial administration’s formation.

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