Six new ministers took oath at the President House on Tuesday, bringing the number of members of the federal cabinet to 30.

President Dr Arif Alvi administered oath to three federal ministers and three ministers of state. The ceremony was attended by federal ministers, parliamentarians and senior government officials.

Umar Ayub Khan, Ali Muhammad Mehar, Ali Zaidi were sworn in as federal ministers while Murad Saeed, Hammad Azhar and Mian Muhammad Shabbir Qureshi as ministers of state.

The portfolio of all the newly inducted ministers will be announced later.