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Mir Hazar Khan Khoso, the caretaker Pakistani Prime Minister, speaks with media representatives in Islamabad. — Photo by AFP/File

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Mir Hazar Khan Khoso late on Monday finalised the 15-member interim federal cabinet, which is set to take oath from the president on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.

After a week long delay, the caretaker prime minister has finally selected the team of his choice which will be sworn into office by President Asif Ali Zardari at the Presidency.

President Zardari, who had departed to Dubai to woo his son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to return to Pakistan for running the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) election campaign, is expected to arrive in Islamabad anytime on Tuesday.

The interim cabinet will be comprised of Malik Habib, Mushtaq Khan, Ahmer Bilal Sufi, Musadiq Malik, Arif Nizami, Suhail Wajahat, Shehzada Ahsan Ashraf, Maqbool Rehmatullah, Abdul Malik Kasi, Asadullah Mandokhel, Mir Hassan Domki, Dr Sania, Feroz Jamal, Dr Younus Soomro and Shehzada Jamal.

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