ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday allotted portfolios to eight new special assistants (SAPMs).
A source in the government said they all belonged to one of the main government allies — PPP. Fifteen other SAPMs are still waiting for their slots.
Those given the portfolios are: Raza Rabbani Khar (commerce), Faisal Karim Kundi (poverty alleviation and social security), Nawabzada Iftikhar Babar (Kashmir affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan), Tasneem Qureshi (industries and production), Muhammad Ali Shah Bacha (water resources), Sardar Saleem (overseas Pakistanis), Mir Irshad (inter-provincial coordination) and Mahesh Kumar (health).
Published in Dawn, October 7th, 2022