Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has sacked Hamid Saeed Kazmi and Azam Swati from their portfolios following a dispute involving hajj scandal and a tirade between the two ministers, Geo News reported Tuesday.

It should be mentioned here that Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Khan Swati leveled allegations regarding serious corruption against Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi in alleged corruption in hajj arrangements.

It is pertinent to mention here that there are no allegations of corruption against Azam Swati; however, he was sacked from his ministry for overlooking the directives from the Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, who directed the two to avoid giving statemnets.

Khurshid Shah and Asif Ahmed Ali were given additional charge of ministry of Religious Affairs and ministry of Science and Technology respectively.