After two decades, Pakistan has a Hindu cabinet minister

New ministries divisions created for speedy implementation of economic policies

New ministries divisions created for speedy implementation of economic policies

In their separate messages, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan being a federal state will flourish more when federating units have better representation at the federal level.

Darshan Lal, a former doctor, was elected to the national assembly for the second time on ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ticket on a reserved seat for minorities in 2013, according to British newspaper The Independent.

In the past, Rana Chander Singh from Umerkot was a prominent politician who remained federal minister.

The prime minister said he was hopeful that Senate of Pakistan will continue to play its due role to protect and preserve the rights of the federating units according to the true spirit of the federation.

Future Windows 10 will come with eye tracking support
Microsoft announced new Windows 10 computers will include eye tracking software and they will be available sometime next year. If the skip ahead option was open to all, Microsoft may lose more Insiders to the Redstone 4 builds than needed at this time.

Khawaja Muhammad Asif, minister for defence and power in previous cabinet, was appointed the country's new foreign minister. The last foreign minister was Hina Rabbani Khar.

There are 28 federal ministers and 19 state ministers in the new cabinet, nearly double Sharif's 25-strong cabinet when he swept the 2013 polls. Shahbaz's resignation is still unsure, as it could weaken the party's stronghold over Punjab.

Ishaq Dar, a powerful finance minister, returned in the same role, despite a criminal investigation ordered against him by the Pakistan's supreme court.

Nearly five politicians for eminent families have been added by Abbasi in order to strengthen the party's position in Punjab.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.