Maryam Aurangzeb appointed as State Minister for Information, Broadcasting

October 31, 2016

Marium Orangzeb File 31-10

ISLAMABAD: PML-N leader Maryam Aurangzeb has been appointed as Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting in place of Pervez Rasheed, who was sacked over a controversial news report.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved the appointment of Maryam Aurangzeb.

She was elected as Member of National Assembly on reserved seat for women.

The newly-appointed minister of state for information is also a board member of LEAD and served as communication manager at WWF

She has a master’s from Univ of London

On Saturday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked Pervez Rasheed to step down to pave way for an independent inquiry into a security meeting’s leak to media earlier this month.

Pakistan army called the “planted” story as a breach of national security and called for actin against all those responsible. – SAMAA


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