Muhammad Yusuf Shaikh Appointed as Caretaker IT and Telecom Minister

Care-taker Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Muhammad Yusuf Shaikh has been given the additional charge of Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication.


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Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk Care-taker Prime Minister of Pakistan had inducted Muhammad Yusuf Shaikh in the cabinet and sworn as care-taker Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training.

According to a notification,

The Prime Minister, in terms of rule 3(4) of the Rules of Business 1973, has been pleased to assign with immediate effect, the additional portfolios to the federal minister.

According to the notification, Shaikh has been allotted five additional portfolios.

These include,

  • Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination,
  • Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony,
  • Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication,
  • Ministry of Science and Technology and (v) Ministry of Climate Change.