Eleven ministers sworn into Balochistan cabinet

PoliticsEleven ministers sworn into Balochistan cabinet

QUETTA: An eleven-member Balochistan cabinet was sworn-in in Quetta on Monday, provincial governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai administered the oath.

The cabinet includes five members from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and three each from Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) and National Party.

There were serious differences among three coalition partners in the province over their shares in the cabinet and portfolios which delayed completion of the cabinet.

The formula of sharing ministries and allocation of portfolios was decided after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik, Sardar Sanaullah Zehri and PkMAP chairman Mehmood Khan Achakzai in Islamabad three days ago.

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