With six ministerial berths alloted to the party remaining to be filled, Congress leaders from Karnataka are likely to discuss about cabinet expansion with the party high command during a visit to Delhi on July 18.
He was responding to question on cabinet expansion and appointment of heads to boards and corporations. State leaders are visiting Delhi for a meeting of MPs from the state covened by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to discuss about stalled projects at the Centre.
Parameshwara said a decision had already been made regarding sharing of boards and corporations between Congress and JD(S). Both parties will now have decide among themselves on whom to appoint to the posts.
As per the power sharing arrangement reached by the two parties after the polls in May threw up a hung assembly, Congress will have 22 ministers and the JDS, 12. There are six vacant ministerial positions left for the Congress and one for the JDS after the June 6 exercise.
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