Sarbananda Sonowal, on Thursday, after taking charge as the new union cabinet minister of ports, shipping and waterways, met senior officials of the shipping ministry and overviewed its operations. 

Sarbananda Sonowal tweeted: “Held a preliminary meeting with senior officials of the @shipmin_india in New Delhi and took an overview of the Ministry.” 

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Former Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday took oath as Union minister for the second time in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet. 

Sarbananda Sonowal, who served as MoS for sports from 2014-2016 in the first term of Modi ministry, has been allocated the Cabinet portfolios of ports, shipping, waterway and AYUSH. 

“I express my gratitude to Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi ji for entrusting me as the Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, & Minister of AYUSH. Under your guidance, I will dedicate my services to the Nation,” Sonowal had tweeted. 

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