Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has been replaced with Syed Fakhar Imam

The massive reshuffle comes after the FIA reports on the sugar and wheat disaster beneficiaries. The report on the sugar crisis named Khusro Bakhtiar, minister for national food security, Jahangir Tareen, PTI leader, as a beneficiary of the subsidy as a beneficiary.

Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has been replaced with Syed Fakhar Imam
Khusro Bakhtiar (L), Syed Fakhar Imam (C) and Hammad Azhar (R)
Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has been replaced with Syed Fakhar Imam

Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar has been replaced with PTI leader Syed Fakhar Imam as Federal Minister for National Food Security. 

Bakhtiar has been given the charge for the Ministry of Economic Affairs by replacement of Hammad Azhar, who has been appointed as the Federal Minister for Industries.

Other Cabinet changes:

  • Syed Fakhar Imam appointed as Federal Minister for National Food Security

  • Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar appointed as Ministry of Economic Affairs

  • Hammad Azhar appointed as Federal Minister for Industries

  • MQM's Aminul Haq appointed as Federal Minister for Telecom

  • Azam Swati appointed as Federal Minister for Narcotics Control

Hashim Popalzai removed as Secretary Ministry of National Food Security & Research and Mr Omar Hameed has been appointed as Secretary Ministry of National Food Security at the place of Hashim Popalzai.

MQM-P's Aminul Haq has been apointed as Federal Minister for Telecom after acceptance of MQM-P convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui's resignation as federal minister for information technology.

Azam Swati, minister parliamentary affairs, has been appointed as Federal Minister for Narcotics Control.

Babar Awan has been appointed as the adviser for parliamentary affairs.

The former Punjab government spokesperson Shahbaz Gill tweeted that Tareen has been removed as the chair of the task force on agriculture "in light of findings of sugar and wheat inquiry report".

But jahangir Tareen tweeted that he was never appointed as the chair of the task force.

"I was never chairman of any task force. Can anyone show me a notification with me as C’man??
Pl get your facts right people," he wrote in a tweet.