Oath taking ceremony of members of Punjab Cabinet

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The 23 members of Punjab cabinet took oath today here in Punjab Assembly whereas interim Punjab Governor Chaudhry Pervez Elahi administered the oath. Aleem Khan, who has been appointed senior minister, will also serve as local government and community development minister. Mian Aslam Iqbal has been given the portfolio of minister for industries and commerce. Mian Mahmoodur Rasheed, who served as opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly, will serve as minister for housing, urban development and public health engineering. The party has also appointed Dr Yasmin Rashid as minister for primary and secondary health, specialised healthcare and medication education. Hafiz Mumtaz Ahmed will serve as minister for excise and taxation.