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Pranab given additional charge of Finance Ministry
Updated on Jan 25, 2009 12:23 AM IST
India's Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday was given the additional charge of Finance Ministry during the absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is admitted to hospital. A Presidential House communiqué said that Mukherjee would hold additional charge from Saturday until the recovery of the Prime Minister Singh from medical treatment. Mukherjee confirmed about his new responsibility.