ISLAMABAD, Aug.4 (TNS): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday constituted four new Ministries and their constituent Divisions under the provisions of Rule 3 of the Rules of Business 1973.
According to a PM House statement, the Prime Minister has constituted the Ministry of Energy, with two constituent Divisions namely Power Division and Petroleum Division.
The Ministry of Water Resources has been constituted with one constituent division, namely Water Resources Division. The business of the existing Division of Water and Power and Petroleum and Natural Resources shall be distributed between the two new divisions accordingly.
The Ministry of Postal Services has also been constituted with one constituent division, namely Postal Services Division. The business of the existing Communications Division to the extent of postal services shall be transferred to the new division while residual business shall remain with the existing Communications Division.
The PM has constituted Ministry of Commerce and Textiles, with two constituent divisions, namely Commerce Division and Textile Division. The current business of the two existing divisions of commerce and textile industry shall be placed under the new ministry accordingly.
The Cabinet Division shall take further action immediately to implement the Prime Minister’s orders.