PM Abbasi appoints five advisers

Published: August 14, 2017
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. PHOTO: REUTERS

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday approved the appointment of his five advisers, naming Sartaj Aziz as the deputy chairman of the planning commission.

According to a PM House statement, Sartaj Aziz would enjoy the status of the federal minister in his newly appointed post.

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The prime minister also appointed Lt Gen (retd) Nasir Khan Janjua as National Security Adviser.

Other adviser that were appointed included Amir Muqam, Irfan Siddiqui, Sardar Mehtab and Jam Mashuq.

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  • Parvez
    Aug 14, 2017 - 4:03AM

    This looks like a desperate attempt at keeping everyone happy …. not a good way to govern.Recommend

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