This Article is From Aug 19, 2018

Shah Mahmood Qureshi Appointed As Pakistan's New Foreign Minister

Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is a senior leader of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, served as Foreign Minister from March 2008 to February 2011 when the Pakistan Peoples Party was ruling the country.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi Appointed As Pakistan's New Foreign Minister

Shah Mahmood Qureshi was appointed as Pakistan's Foreign Minister on Saturday.

Islamabad:

Shah Mahmood Qureshi was appointed as Pakistan's Foreign Minister on Saturday as Prime Minister Imran Khan approved a 20-member cabinet, Information Minister-designate Fawad Chaudhry said.

The ministers will take oath on Monday morning, he said on his official Twitter account.

Mr Qureshi, who is a senior leader of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, served as Foreign Minister from March 2008 to February 2011 when the Pakistan Peoples Party was ruling the country.

The Prime Minister also appointed five advisers, he said.