ISLAMABAD - President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday administered oath to 14 Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) members as ministers and ministers of state at a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday evening. Seven members were inducted as federal and an equal number as state ministers. Those who took oath as federal ministers included Ch Pervaiz Elahi, Amir Muqam, Anwar Ali Cheema, Chaudhry Wajahat Hussain, Faisal Saleh Hayat, Ghous Bukhsh Mehr and Riaz Hussain Pirzada, while Khawaja Shiraz Mehmood, Sardar Bahadur Sehar, Akram Masih Gill, Sardar Shahjahan Yousuf, Raza Hayat Hiraj, Sheikh Waqas Akram and Rana Asif Tauseef took oath as ministers of state. Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Governor Punjab Sardar Latif Khosa, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkwa Barrister Kauser Masood, Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Syed Mehdi Shah, Deputy Speaker National Assembly Faisal Karim Kundi, PML (Q) chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Waseem Sajjad, federal ministers, members of parliament and high-ranking officers attended the ceremony. The notification of the three advisers to the Prime Minister Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar, Syed Qasim Shah and Raja Basharat would be made after the Prime Ministers return from his France visit that begins today, sources in the Q-League said. Most of the newly inducted ministers avoided chat with the media but briefly responding to the media persons questions, newly inducted Federal Minister Riaz Hussain Pirzada said that political reconciliation was the need of the hour to steer the country out of the prevailing crises. He further said that the coalition government would take measures with particular focus on checking energy crises and inflation. Ghous Bukhsh Mehr said the coalition government would strive to give relief to the masses and would take every step in this respect. He said that they had joined the federal government with the aim to bring about qualitative change in the functioning of the government and would try to come up to the expectation of the masses.