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Major reshuffle in the federal cabinet

* Asad Umar steps down as finance minister; Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh named adviser
* Fawad Chaudhry loses information minister portfolio; gets science and technology
* Shehryar Afridi is denied interior ministry; named state minister for SAFRON
* Ghulam Sarwar no longer has the petroleum ministry; given aviation portfolio
* Brig (r) Ijaz Shah loses parliamentary affairs ministry; made federal interior minister
* Azam Swati made federal minister for parliamentary affairs
* Firdous Ashiq Awan, Dr Zafarullah Mirza and Nadeem Babar named special assistants on information, health and petroleum, respectively