At least 16 dignitaries of previous governments have been included in the 47-member federal cabinet headed by Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan.
Abdul Hafeez Shaikh
The new advisor to the PM for finance. After General Musharraf declared himself President, Shaikh was appointed a minister for finance, planning, and development for Sindh. He is esteemed to be the architect of Sindh’s financial recovery during his successful 2000-2002 tenure.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi is a Pakistani politician who is the current Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, in office since 20 August 2018. He has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018 and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in office since December 2011.
Previously, he was a member of the National Assembly from 2002 to May 2018 and served as the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2008 to 2011
Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed
Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed was a member of federal cabinets of former premier Nawaz Sharif and former president Pervez Musharraf.
Fawad Ahmed Chaudhry, also known by the name of Fawad Hussain Chaudhry, is a Pakistani politician who is the current Federal Minister for Science and Technology, in office since 19 April 2019.
Previously, he has also served in the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani and Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf as Special Assistant for information and political affairs, and Political Affairs, respectively, between April 2012 and March 2013.
Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, and Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage Shafqat Mahmood served as provincial minister of Punjab for Information from 1999 to 2000 during Musharraf’s military rule.
Besides, he had also served as Federal Minister for Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Environment, Urban Affair Forestry and Wildlife and Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in the federal cabinet of Prime Minister Malik Meraj Khalid from November 1996 to February 1997
The incumbent Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination Fahmida Mirza served as the 18th and only women Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan from March 2008 to June 2013.
Muhammad Mian Soomro
Muhammad Mian Soomro had served as the chairman of the Senate from 2003 to 2009 in Musharraf’s rule.
Azam Khan Swati
Azam Khan Swati was a member of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) party in the tenure of PPP.
Omar Ayub Khan
The current Federal Minister for Power, Omar Ayub Khan, and the current Federal Minister for Planning, had served in the federal cabinet of Musharraf.
Ghulam Sarwar Khan
Ghulam Sarwar Khan was a member of the National Assembly from 2002 to 2007 in Musharraf rule, and again from June 2013 to May 2018 from PPP’s side.
Firdous Ashiq Awan
Moreover, Firdous Ashiq Awan had served as a Minister of Information and Broadcasting between 2011 and 2013 in Zardari’s rule.
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17 November, 2019