Tuesday Aug 28 2018

Shehryar Khan Afridi to be appointed minister of state for interior

Shehryar Khan Afridi. Photo: File

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Tuesday decided to appoint Shehryar Khan Afridi as minister of state for interior.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved Afridi’s appointment and a notification in this regard is expected to be issued today.

PM Imran has directed Afridi to look over all matters pertaining to the Ministry of Interior.

According to the sources, a day earlier PM Imran was briefed by Ministry of Interior officials and Afridi was invited to the meeting.

Afridi was elected as member of the National Assembly from Kohat during the July 25 polls. He also won from a PTI seat during the 2013 general election.