Kamran Khan Bangash, particular assistant to the chief minister for the upper training division, Arshad Ayub Khan, a PTI lawmaker from the influential Ayub household of Haripur, have been made ministers.
In line with a notification issued by the administration division, in train of powers conferred by the Article 132(1) of the Structure, the governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on the recommendation of the chief minister, appointed Kamran Bangash and Arshad Ayub as ministers.
The notification mentioned following Mr Bangash’s elevation because the minister, he had additionally been de-notified because the particular assistant to the chief minister for greater training division with the extra cost of the portfolio of data and public relations.
One other notification mentioned in train of powers conferred by Part 3(1) of the KP Advisors and Particular Assistants to Chief Minister Appointment Act, 1989, the governor, on the recommendation of the chief minister, modified the standing of Riaz Khan, Mohammad Arif Ahmedzai and Mohammad Zahoor, particular assistant to the chief minister, to that of the adviser with an instantaneous impact.
Nonetheless, the 2 ministers weren’t instantly assigned portfolios.
When contacted, Kamran Bangash mentioned the portfolios of recent ministers can be determined in a day or two.
Zahoor Shakir, who has been elevated because the adviser to the chief minister,mentioned that he would retain the cost of Auqaf, Haj and non secular affairs division. Equally, Mr Riaz Khan and Mr Arif Ahmedzai, particular assistants for communication and works, and mines and mineral growth, respectively, have been elevated because the advisers. Nonetheless, they are going to retain the cost of their respective present departments.
Mr Arshad Ayub is the actual brother of former KP minister for native authorities and rural growth division Akbar Ayub Khan, who was de-notified in a cupboard reshuffle in August this 12 months. Mr Ayub, in his resignation letter, had cited his “not too long ago identified sickness” as the explanation for the step and mentioned he needed to deal with his well being and constituency affairs.
Curiously, Faisal Amin Khan, brother of federal minister for Kashmir affairs Ali Amin Gandapur, who had taken oath because the minister earlier in Could this 12 months, has but to be assigned portfolio.
After the induction of two new ministers, the cupboard power reached 15. Additionally, the advisers totalled 4 and particular assistants 5. 4 members of provincial meeting are working as parliamentary secretaries.
Underneath Article 130(6) of the Structure, the full power of the cupboard shall not exceed 15 members or 11 per cent of the full membership of a provincial meeting, whichever is greater.
In Could this 12 months, the provincial authorities acknowledged within the provincial meeting that it had overstepped its authority by inducting extra ministers than allowed below the Structure.