President’s incompetence Pakistan’s cabinet sworn in. Members of Pakistan’s new cabinet were due to be sworn in on Monday. But the swearing-in date has been postponed after President Arif Alvi failed to swear in the new ministers. This news was reported by Geo News of Pakistan on Monday.
According to a report in Geo News on Monday, citing multiple sources. Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjarani will administer the oath of office to the new ministers in the absence of the president. After President Arif Alvi announced that he could not administer the oath to the ministers.
Meanwhile, sources in President Arif Alvi’s office said the new ministers were to be sworn in on Monday. But that is not happening. The new cabinet members could be sworn in on Tuesday or Wednesday, sources said.
The new cabinet members were to be sworn in at 8.30pm Pakistan time on Monday. But after the PM’s office contacted the president’s office, it was reported that the president had expressed inability to take the oath.
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Khurshid Shah has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will get 14 ministers in the new cabinet. PPP 11, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) 4 and other alliance partners are getting 6 ministers.
On the other hand, PML-N leader Shahzeb Khanzada has confirmed to Geo News that members of the new cabinet will be sworn in tomorrow (Tuesday). He also said that PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari would be the foreign minister of Pakistan.