Senator Musadik Malik takes oath as minister of state

Amir Muqam appointed Adviser to PM on Political & Public Affairs

By: News Desk
Published: 02:17 PM, 28 Apr, 2022
Senator Musadik Malik takes oath as minister of state
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PML-N leader Senator Dr Musadik Malik on Thursday took oath of a minister of state in a ceremony at Aiwan-i-Sadr, reporte 24NewsHD TV channel.

President Dr Arif Alvi administered the oath of office to Musadik Malik, who, according to the 24NewsHD TV channel, will be given the charge of minister of state for petroleum.

The oath-taking ceremony was attended by parliamentarians and senior government officials.

Belonging to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Senator Musadik Malik joined the cabinet in the fourth phase of its formation as the earlier swearing-in ceremonies were taken place on April 19, April 22, and April 27.

The new cabinet reflects the political mix of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Pakistan Muslim League-Q and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

Amir Muqam appointed PM Adviser

PML-N leader from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Amir Muqam has been appointed as Adviser to the Prime Minister on Political and Public Affairs.

Amir Muqam will have the office in the Prime Minister Office (PMO) and he will also be allowed to establish a sub-office in Peshawar as well.

President Arif Alvi has appointed Amir Muqam on the advice of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

The notification reads the appointment will be in effect from April 19. Amir Muqam will have the status of a federal minister.

He has additionally assigned responsibilities related to coordinating Power, Petroleum divisions in KP as well.

Amir Muqam has also been assigned tasks to look after the departmental affairs of Immigration, Passports, and Nadra.