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Qureshi is Pakistan's new Foreign Minister

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Islamabad, Aug 19: Shah Mahmood Qureshi was appointed as Pakistan's Foreign Minister on Saturday as Prime Minister Imran Khan approved a 20-member cabinet, Information Minister-designate Fawad Chaudhry said.

The ministers will take oath on Monday morning, he said on his official Twitter account.

Qureshi, who is a senior leader of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), served as Foreign Minister from March 2008 to February 2011 when the Pakistan Peoples Party was ruling the country.

The Prime Minister also appointed five advisers, he said. (Agencies)

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