GILGIT - Five more ministers have been inducted into the Gilgit-Baltistan cabinet, raising its strength to 11.

The new ministers Haider Khan and Imran Wakeel from district Diamer, Iqbal Hassan from Kharmang, Muhammad Shafiq from Ghanche, and Fida Khan from Ghizer took oath of their offices during a ceremony at the Governor’s House here on Friday. Governor Mir Ghaznfer Ali Khan administered the oath to the new ministers. The portfolios of the ministers have not been allotted so far. Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman, civil and military officers were also present during the oath-taking ceremony.  On this occasion, Chief Minister G-B Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman said the new cabinet members have been given the task to serve the masses. He said the performance of the ministers will be assessed after every Six months.