Key ministries may go to PPP, Sherry likely to become Information ministerMarch 20th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, March 20 (ANI): The PPP, PML-N, the Awami National Party and JUI-F have started discussing the allocation of portfolios in the new government, with Sherry Rehman all set to become Information and Broadcasting Minister, sources have said.
According to sources, the PPP may get the ministries of finance, defence, interior, law, information, education and Kashmir affairs. PPPs Syed Naveed Qamar is likely to be the Finance Minister.
The ministries of foreign affairs, commerce and health are likely to go to the PML-N.
JUI-F sources said that the chairmanship of the Kashmir committee and the Council of Islamic Ideology would be given to the party of Maulana Fazlur Rehman.
The ANP has said that it is with the new coalition more to advance its political agenda than to get ministries.
However, the sources said the ANP would be given representation in the cabinet according to its numerical strength in the assembly. (ANI)
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