PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Monday swore in 2 even more preachers right into the provincial cabinet as well as raised his 3 special aides as consultants
Kamran Khan Bangash, special assistant to the chief minister for the higher education division, Arshad Ayub Khan, a PTI lawmaker from the significant Ayub family members of Haripur, were made ministers.
According to an alert provided by the management division, in exercise of powers given by the Article 132( 1) of the Constitution, the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on the advice of the chief minister, assigned Kamran Bangash and also Arshad Ayub as priests.
The notification stated complying with Mr Bangash’s elevation as the minister, he had actually additionally been de-notified as the unique aide to the chief minister for college division with the added fee of the profile of details as well as public relationships.
Centimeters likewise raises his 3 special aides as advisers.
An additional notification stated in workout of powers provided by Area 3( 1) of the KP Advisors as well as Unique Aides to Chief Minister Consultation Act, 1989, the governor, on the suggestions of the chief minister, transformed the status of Riaz Khan, Mohammad Arif Ahmedzai and Mohammad Zahoor, unique assistant to the chief minister, to that of the advisor with an immediate impact.
Nevertheless, both ministers weren’t promptly designated profiles.
When contacted, Kamran Bangash said the profiles of brand-new preachers would certainly be made a decision in a day or 2.
Zahoor Shakir, that has actually risen as the advisor to the chief minister, told Dawn that he would keep the cost of Auqaf, Haj as well as religious events department. Similarly, Mr Riaz Khan as well as Mr Arif Ahmedzai, special assistants for communication and also functions, as well as mines as well as mineral growth, specifically, rose as the advisers. However, they will certainly retain the cost of their corresponding current divisions.
Mr Arshad Ayub is the actual brother of previous KP minister for local government and also country development department Akbar Ayub Khan, who was de-notified in a cabinet reshuffle in August this year. Mr Ayub, in his resignation letter, had actually mentioned his “lately diagnosed ailment” as the reason for the action as well as stated he wanted to concentrate on his health and wellness and constituency events.
Interestingly, Faisal Amin Khan, brother of government priest for Kashmir affairs Ali Amin Gandapur, who had actually taken vow as the priest previously in Might this year, has yet to be designated profile.
After the induction of 2 new preachers, the cupboard stamina got to 15. Additionally, the consultants totalled four and also unique aides 5. Four members of provincial setting up are working as parliamentary assistants.
Under Article 130( 6) of the Constitution, the complete strength of the cupboard will not go beyond 15 members or 11 per cent of the total subscription of a rural setting up, whichever is higher.
In May this year, the provincial federal government acknowledged in the provincial setting up that it had violated its authority by inducting even more preachers than enabled under the Constitution.
The number of cabinet members reached 17 after the induction of 4 ministers in April. Nevertheless, the chief minister removed income priest Qalandar Khan Lodhi to reduce the cupboard size. Social welfare preacher Hisham Inamullah Khan was sacked in July. The cupboard berths left by Mr Lodhi, Mr Hisham and Mr Akbar Ayub are still unoccupied.