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Newly appointed Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Qamar Zaman Kaira—File Photo

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet saw a reshuffle Wednesday as newly appointed ministers were handed over their portfolios, while some existing ministers were re-assigned new ministries, DawnNews reported.

Qamar Zaman Kaira was appointed as the new Minister for Information and Broadcasting, while former Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan was reassigned the Ministry of National Regulations and Services.

According to the details, Raja Pervez Ashraf was assigned the Ministry for Information Technology (IT), while the former law minister Maula Bux Chandio was given the portfolio of political affairs.

Nazar Muhammed Gondal was given the portfolio in the federal cabinet as Minister of Capital Administration and Development, while Rana Muhammad Farooq was made Federal Minister for Climate Change.

Meanwhile, the portfolios for state ministers were also announced today.

The portfolios of ministers of State are as: Syed Sumsam Ali Bukhari (Information and Broadcasting), Malik Ammad Khan (Foreign Affairs), Chaudhry Imtiaz Safdar Warraich (Interior), Sardar Muhammad Muazzam Ali Jatio (National Food Security and Research), Malik Azmat Khan (Inter Provincial Coordination), Tasneem Ahmad Qureshi (Water and Power), Raheela Baloch (Science and Technology), Dost Muhammad Mazari (Communication), Sardar Saleem Haider (Defence) and Abbas Khan Afridi (Commerce).