Gill confirms Fawad Chaudhry’s reappointment as data minister


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Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry talking to the media at an area resort in Lahore on February 06, 2021. — APP/File

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Communication Shahbaz Gill stated Thursday PM Imran Khan has formally handed over the Ministry of Information to Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry

Gill, terming it an incredible selection, stated Chaudhry was a well-liked determine resulting from his political consciousness, intelligence, and people-friendly type.

Earlier, Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting chairperson Senator Faisal Javed Khan had confirmed that Chaudhry had been reappointed because the federal data minister.

He congratulated Chaudhry for getting reappointed and wished him all the perfect.

This is the second time Chaudhry has been given the portfolio in 2.5 years. The first time was in August 2018. Subsequently, in April 2019, he was handed the science and know-how ministry.

It shouldn’t be clear whether or not he’ll stay the minister for science and know-how.

Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan was appointed the particular assistant to PM on data and broadcasting after Chaudhry, however was changed with Senator Shibli Faraz in April, 2020.

After the Senate elections, Prime Minister Imran Khan made a number of adjustments to the cupboard and giving further cost to Chaudhry of the knowledge ministry was one among them.

Fawad Chaudhry meets PM Imran Khan

Shortly after Senator Khan’s congratulatory tweet, it was reported that Chaudhry known as on Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The two reportedly mentioned the political state of affairs within the nation.

PM Khan knowledgeable Chaudhry about giving him further tasks, sources stated.

Chaudhry is predicted to obtain a notification from the Ministry of Information immediately, the sources added.