On Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan hinted at a cabinet reshuffle. He said that some of the underperforming ministries would be shown the door, as per the local media reports.
While heading over the parliamentary party meeting of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf—PTI, PM Imran Khan indicated to give new responsibilities to the ex-finance minister—Asad Umar in the federal cabinet.
During an interaction with the former finance minister, the PM asked him about his activities these days, to which Asad Umar replied that he was generally free. Prime Minister told him that he would no longer remain free.
On the occasion, PM Khan slammed out at his MNA Noor Alam Khan for criticizing his own government in the assembly. He told the lawmaker to express his personal sentiments during the parliamentary party meetings.
PM Khan briefed the participants about his meetings with the world leaders and his address at the UN General Assembly in New York. Rich tribute was paid to the PM for successfully highlighting the Kashmir issue at the UN.
Previously, on the 29th March, PM Khan took the decision of reviewing the quarterly performance of ministries and gave directives for the compilation of reports within 14 days.
The ministries had been provided 2 weeks for finalizing its quarterly performance reports to be reviewed by the Prime Minister during an upcoming session, as briefed by the sources.
The sources had added that the ministries’ performances would be reviewed on the basis of targets presented in the cabinet in November 2018.