Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Hafeez Sheikh has become the first unelected federal minister in the current federal cabinet when he was given the status of federal minister on Friday, 24 News HD TV channel reported.
President Dr. Arif Alvi administered the oath of office to Dr. Hafeez Sheikh in a ceremony held at the Presidency in Islamabad.
Several federal ministers attended the swearing-in ceremony at the Presidency.
Earlier, Muftah Ismail was given the status of Federal Minister during the previous PML-N government, even though he was not an elected member of the PML-N.
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