The newly selected members of the province government, which is headed by Chief Minister Parvez Elahi, were sworn in as a 21-member cabinet on Saturday. Punjab Governor Muhammad Baleegh-ur-Rehman administered the oath to the newly inducted members.
The cabinet members who took oath included Aslam Iqbal, Ali Abbas Shah, Mohsin Leghari, Taimur Malik, Raja Basharat, Raja Yasir Humayun, Ansar Majeed Niazi, Muneeb Sultan Cheema, Sardar Shahabuddin, Murad Raas, Yasmin Rashid, Khurram Shahzad Warak, Mohammad Hashim Dogar, Asif Nikai, Ali Afzal Sahi, Nawabzada Mansoor Ali Khan, Hussain Gardezi, Ghazanfar Abbas, Latif Nazar, Hasnain Dareshak, and Mehmood ur Rasheed.
According to a report on Friday, the Punjab and KP provincial governments, led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, will now work more closely with the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
The initiative to strengthen working relationships will be put into effect starting tomorrow when Governor of Punjab Baligh ur Rehman, a supporter of the PML-N, will swear in the newly elected Punjab government.
They claimed that the federal government wanted to enhance cooperation with the Punjab and KP governments.