Shah Mahmood Qureshi is Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister

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Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) 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.

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.

–IANS

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