Senior Minister of Punjab (Pakistan)

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Senior Minister of Punjab
سینئر وزیر پنجاب
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Incumbent
Vacant
Government of Punjab
StyleMr. Senior Minister
(Informal)
Honourable Senior Minister
(Formal)
StatusSenior Member of the Cabinet of Punjab
Member ofGovernment of Punjab, Provincial Assembly of Punjab
Reports toChief Minister of Punjab
Seat90-A Shahrah e Quaid-e-Azam, Lahore
NominatorChief Minister of Punjab
AppointerGovernor of Punjab, Pakistan
Term lengthAs long as the current assembly remains in power and/or on the wish of Chief Minister
FormationConstitution of Pakistan
(12 April 1973)
Website[1]

The Senior Minister of Punjab is a title sometimes given to a senior Cabinet minister in the Government of Punjab. It implies seniority over all other Ministers in terms of Cabinet rank, but has no specific powers or authority attached to it beyond that of any other Minister. The post is de facto second in Government, although neither of these posts confers the right to succeed a Chief Minister who becomes incapacitated or resigns, making it somewhat equivalent to a Deputy Prime Minister.

The title is not always in use, so there have sometimes been extended gaps between successive holders of the title.

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  • "Aleem again becomes Senior Minister in Punjab Cabinet with portfolio of Food". The Nation. 2020-04-15. Retrieved 2020-06-19.</ref><ref>"Punjab Assembly | Members - Members' Directory". www.pap.gov.pk. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  • "Punjab Assembly | About Assembly - Cabinet and Functionaries". www.pap.gov.pk. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  • "Punjab Portal". www.punjab.gov.pk. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  • Abdul Aleem Khan allotted office at Shah Rah e Quaid-e-Azam Lahore (2020-04-14). "Aleem returns to cabinet after 14 months hiatus". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2020-06-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)