The Prime Minister has been pleased to constitute the following new Ministries and their constituent Divisions under the provisions of Rule 3 of the Rules of Business 1973

August 04, 2017

The Prime Minister has been pleased to constitute the following new Ministries and their constituent Divisions under the provisions of Rule 3 of the Rules of Business 1973:-

 

i.              Ministry of Energy, with two constituent Divisions namely Power Division and Petroleum Division.

 

ii.            Ministry of Water Resources with one constituent division, namely: Water Resources Division. The business of the existing Division of Water & Power and Petroleum & Natural Resources shall be distributed between the two new divisions accordingly.

 

iii.           Ministry of Postal Services, 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;

 

iv.           Ministry of commerce & Textiles, with two constituent divisions, namely: (i) Commerce Division; and (ii) Textile Division. The current business of the two existing divisions of commerce and textile industry shall be placed under the new ministry accordingly.

 

Cabinet Division shall take further action immediately to implement the Prime Minister’s orders.