ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan has replaced his special assistant on information and broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan from her post, appointing a retired army general in her position.
Lt-Gen (r) Asim Saleem Bajwa, who had earlier served as the head of military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), is also the chairman of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) authority.
Dr. Awan, who was a PPP staunch, joined the PTI in May 2017. After joining PTI, she replaced Fawad in a major cabinet reshuffle in April 2019.
Truly an honorable and dignified man @shiblifaraz has been appointed new Information minister of Pak, and a brilliant @AsimSBajwa appointed SAPM on info both ll make a great team…. all the best
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Meanwhile, PTI Senator Shibli Faraz, the son of renowned poet Ahmad Faraz, has been given the charge of federal minister for information.
In 2018, Shibli Faraz was appointed as Leader of the House in the Senate. He had served on the post of chairman of the Senate’s standing committee on commerce. Shibli is also a member of committees responsible for planning and development, water, and climate change.