Pakistan''s cabinet dissolved.
Wednesday for resizing and abolishing the concurrent ministries.
Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani addressing cabinet's meeting
announced the dissolution of the cabinet after the ministers tendered their
resignations to pave way for a new and smaller cabinet.
Prime Minister Gilani addressing the former members of the cabinet paid
them rich tributes for achieving several successes in different fields. He
expressed gratitude to them for their assistance and improving governance in
The cabinet has been dissolved under the Eighteenth Amendment that
abolishes concurrent legislative list from the Constitution and trims down the
size of the cabinet.
Pakistan, a country of 170 million people, had a bulky cabinet of 61
ministers, and state ministers. Even, the United States, with a population of
310 million, has 16 Cabinet members and Nigeria with a population of about 150
million people has fewer than 40 ministers.
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