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FIA report on sugar and wheat crisis causes cabinet reshuffle

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday reshuffled his cabinet with addition of new members including ministers and advisers, besides changing some portfolios a few days after an FIA investigation report identified top PTI leaders as being responsible for the sugar and wheat crisis.

Syed Fakhar Imam has been appointed as Minister for National Food Security while Khusro Bakhtiar will be Minister for Economic Affairs.

Hammad Azhar has been given the portfolio of Minister of Industries while Azam Swati of Narcotics Control.

Resignation of Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has been accepted and Amin ul Haq has been appointed as Federal Minister for Telecom.

Babar Awan has been appointed as Advisor for Parliamentary Affairs.

Shahzad Arbab has been removed from the position of advisor and Umar Hameed has been appointed as Secretary of National Food Security in place of Hashim Popalzai.

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